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Cassia bacillus, Cassia fistula, Cassia megalantha, Cathartocarpus javanicus
Apple Blossom Tree, Pink Shower, Rainbow Shower Tree
Cassia javanica, also known as Java Cassia, Pink Shower, Apple Blossom Tree and Rainbow Shower Tree (Thai: ชัยพฤกษ์), is a species of tree in the Fabaceae family. Its origin is in Southeast Asia, but it has been extensively grown in tropical areas worldwide as a garden tree owing to its beautiful crimson and pink flower bunches.[+]
It flowers from April to September; its flower is the provincial flower of Chainat Province, Thailand.
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