Cassia Fistula

  • Scientific name: Golden shower, Konnai(Tamil)


  • Place of origin: India, South East Asia.
  • Description: Medium-sized trees with golden yellow pendant flowers and long pods resembling pipes (fistula in Latin for pipe).


  • Grow best: In bright sunlight and well-drained soil.


  • Use: Ornamental purpose. Bark used in tanning. Pulp of the pods is used in Ayurveda.