Senna gaudichaudii

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Senna gaudichaudii
Senna gaudichaudii flowers and foliage.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Senna
Species: S. gaudichaudii
Binomial name
Senna gaudichaudii
(Hook. & Arn.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby, 1982[1]

Senna gaudichaudii, known as Gaudichaud's senna[2] and as heuhiuhi in Hawaiian,[3] is a species of flowering plant in the legume family, Fabaceae, that is endemic to Queensland, Australia and the Pacific Islands.[4] It is a shrub, reaching a height of 0.5–4 m (1.6–13.1 ft). In Hawaii, heuhiuhi inhabits low shrublands, dry forests, coastal mesic forests and mixed mesic forests at elevations of 5–920 m (16–3,018 ft) on most main islands.[5]


  1. ^ "Senna gaudichaudii (Hook. & Arn.) H. S. Irwin & Barneby". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 1999-02-22. Retrieved 2009-11-24. 
  2. ^ "Senna gaudichaudii". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 10 November 2015. 
  3. ^ Quattrocchi, Umberto (2000). CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names: R-Z. Taylor & Francis US. p. 2459. ISBN 978-0-8493-2678-3. 
  4. ^ "Senna gaudichaudii". Hawaiian Native Plant Propagation Database. University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Retrieved 2009-03-27. 
  5. ^ "kolomona, kalamona, heuhiuhi, uhiuhi". Hawaiian Ethnobotany Online Database. Bernice P. Bishop Museum. Retrieved 2009-11-24.