Saturday, June 20, 2009
Bahava | Suvarnika | Cassia fistula
classification of Cassia fistula
Species: C. fistula Cassia fistula
Common name: Indian laburnum
Nature of Cassia fistula
it is a medium sized tree with compound leaves.
leaflets larg and shining. flowers are bright yellow and borne in long hanging bunches.
pod is cylindrical and dark brown when ripe.
Distribution: It is found throughout india up to a certain altitude.
common in moist and evergreen forest.
Special characteristics of Cassia fistula: Beautiful golden yellow flowers in hanging bunch.
medicinal uses of Cassia fistula: Seeds and fruit pulp used as mild laxative. tender leaves juice used in the treatment of scabies.
It's a very good avenue and garden tree.
position: Commonly found in the forest.