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Campus Trees

Cassia fistula


Family:  Caesalpiniaceae

Common Names:  Golden shower, Indian laburnum

Flowering Period: February – September






Description :

  • It is a deciduous Tree growing to 18 m (59ft) by 16 m (52ft) at a slow rate.
  • Suitable for light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil.
  • The plant can tolerates strong winds but not maritime exposure.



  • The sweet blackish pulp of the seedpod is used as a mild laxative. Used for road-side plantations because of its excellent yellow shower flower.
  • Wood is used for agricultural implements.
  • The bark is used for tanning and dyeing.
  • The pulp of the fruit furnishes an excellent and safe purgative, useful in chest and heart diseases.