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Indian Laburnum

Common name: Amaltas, Golden shower tree, Indian Laburnum

A beautiful tree.  The flowers are described as chains, bunches of grapes… they look so different from most other flowers and are so attractive.   The fruits are dark-brown cylindrical pods, that  hold the flattish, brown seeds (up to 100 in one pod).

Botanical name: Cassia fistula      Family: Caesalpiniaceae (Gulmohar family)

Photographed at KBR park, Hyderabad.  Stamp picture – Flowers of India


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  1. I luv this yellow :) :)


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