Cassia fistula: Golden Shower Tree

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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. It is the national tree of Thailand, and its flower is Thailand’s national flower.

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It is a popular ornamental plant and is an herbal medicine.

Photos: Woodlands Venue 3Singapore [20140306]

Source: Wikipedia

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