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Cassia fistula L.

Synonyms

Bactyrilobium fistula, Cassia bonplandiana, Cassia excelsa, Cassia fistuloides, Cassia rhombifolia, Cathartocarpus excelsus, Cathartocarpus fistula, Cathartocarpus fistuloides, Cathartocarpus rhombifolius

Common names

Golden shower tree

Extract from Wikipedia article

Cassia fistula, known as the golden shower tree and by other names, is a flowering plant in the family Fabaceae. The species is native to the Indian subcontinent and adjacent regions of Southeast Asia. It ranges from southern Pakistan eastward throughout India to Myanmar and Thailand and south to Sri Lanka. In literature, it is closely associated with the Mullai (forest) region of Sangam landscape. It is the national tree of Thailand, and its flower is Thailand's national flower. It is also the state flower of Kerala in India and of immense importance amongst the Malayali population. It is a popular ornamental plant and is also used in herbal medicine.

LinkGolden shower tree (Cassia fistula) in Aspire Park at early morning. Doha, Qatar, May 2, 2015
Location on mapsAspire Park Running Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkBlooming golden shower tree (Cassia fistula) in Aspire Park at morning. Doha, Qatar, May 2, 2015
Location on mapsAspire Park Running Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkFlowers of golden shower tree (Cassia fistula) in Aspire Park at morning. Doha, Qatar, May 2, 2015
Location on mapsAspire Park Running Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkGolden shower tree (Cassia fistula) with flowers in Aspire Park at morning. Doha, Qatar, May 2, 2015
Location on mapsAspire Park Running Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkGolden shower tree (Cassia fistula) with yellow flowers in Aspire Park. Doha, Qatar, May 2, 2015
Location on mapsSand Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkBlooming golden shower tree (Cassia fistula) in Aspire Park. Doha, Qatar, May 2, 2015
Location on mapsAspire Park Running Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkGolden shower tree (Cassia fistula) in bloom in Aspire Park. Doha, Qatar, May 2, 2015
Location on mapsAspire Park Running Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkYellow flowers of golden shower tree (Cassia fistula) in Aspire Park. Doha, Qatar, May 2, 2015
Location on mapsAspire Park Running Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkPendulous racemes of yellow flowers of golden shower tree (Cassia fistula) in Aspire Park. Doha, Qatar, May 2, 2015
Location on mapsSand Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkPendulous yellow flowers of golden shower tree (Cassia fistula) in Aspire Park. Doha, Qatar, May 2, 2015
Location on mapsAspire Park Running Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkPendulous inflorescense of golden shower tree (Cassia fistula) in Aspire Park. Doha, Qatar, May 2, 2015
Location on mapsSand Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkGolden shower tree (Cassia fistula) in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, May 28, 2015
Location on mapsAl Wosail St, Doha, Qatar
LinkGolden shower tree (Cassia fistula) in Aspire Park at morning. Doha, Qatar, October 22, 2015
Location on mapsSand Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkGolden shower tree (Cassia fistula) in bloom in Aspire Park. Doha, Qatar, May 17, 2016
Location on mapsSand Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkFlowers of golden shower tree (Cassia fistula) on the ground in Aspire Park. Doha, Qatar, May 17, 2016
Location on mapsSand Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkBlooming golden shower tree (Cassia fistula) in Aspire Park. Doha, Qatar, May 19, 2016
Location on mapsAspire Park Running Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkGolden shower tree (Cassia fistula) in Aspire Park. Doha, Qatar, May 19, 2016
Location on mapsAspire Park Running Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkGolden shower tree (Cassia fistula) with flowers in Aspire Park. Doha, Qatar, May 19, 2016
Location on mapsAspire Park Running Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkGolden shower tree (Cassia fistula) in Aspire Park. Doha, Qatar, May 19, 2016
Location on mapsSand Trail, Doha, Qatar

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