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As you roam around your city, you will see the leafless plant with golden yellow flowers. I must say, those are the ‘Golden stars on the Earth.’

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It is also known as Amaltas, Golden shower tree, Indian Laburnum. Cassia fistula is the scientific name of this plant and it blooms in the summer.

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Other common names are, Hindi: अमलतास Amaltas; Manipuri: চহুঈ Chahui; Tamil: கொன்றை Konrai; Malayalam: Vishu konnai; Marathi: बहावा Bahava; Mizo: Ngaingaw; Bengali: সোনালী Sonali, Bandarlati, Amultas; Urdu: املتاس Amaltas.

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This is native of India means Indian origin.  It is one of the most beautiful of all tropical trees when it sheds its leaves and bursts into a mass of long, grape-like bunches which are of yellow gold flowers.

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It has showy racemes (inflorescence), up to 2″ long, with bright, yellow, fragrant flowers. These flowers are attractive to bees and butterflies. The fruits are dark-brown cylindrical pods.

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A tropical ornamental tree with a trunk consisting of hard reddish wood, and growing up to 40 feet tall. The wood is hard and heavy; it is used for cabinet, inlay work, etc. It also holds the flattish, brown seeds (up to 100 in one pod).

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A postal stamp was issued by the Indian Postal Department to commemorate this tree. It was described first by Linnaeus in 1737.

The name C. fistula is thought to originate from the ancient Greek name Kassia or cassia. Interestingly, this ornamental tree listed as an ‘agricultural weed’.

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