Cassia fistula (Amaltas)

Taxonomy

Kingdom:
Plantae
Division:
Angiospermae
Class:
Magnoliopsida
Order:
Fabales
Family:
-
Genus:
Cassia
Species :
C. fistula
Height:
30 - 40 Feet
Leaf Size:
23 - 40 cm
Leaf Type:
Pinnate

Commonly known as the Golden Shower tree, the species is native to the Indian Subcontinent also state flower of Kerala in India and of immense importance amongst Malayali population. It is a popular ornamental plant and a herbal medicine.

Native Area:-

Requirement

Soil: Well-drained

Sunlight: -

Utility

Medicinal: Used in Avurvedic medicine to treat Stomach disorders, Common Cold and Cough, Fever, Skin disorders, and as an immunity booster

Flowers: -

Fruit: -

Importance

Religious: -

Cultural: -