||Cassia javanica subsp.renigera Benth.
||Red - Pink
||Burmese pink cassia, Burmese senna, common pink cassia, deciduous cassia, pink shower, velvet cassia
|English / Trade Name
||Burmese pink cassia
|Vernacular /Local Name
||Pod 20-60 cm long, 2.5 cm broad.
||Burmese Pink Cassia is an ornamental garden tree and hence cultivated in gardens and roadsides
||Native of dry zone of Upper Burma, now introduced into India and Malaysia;
||Fairly smooth, pinkish grey bark.
|Distribution in chandigarh
||Chandigarh Botanical Garden and Nature Park
||Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
|Description of Species
||A deciduous tree, 6-8 m tall; twigs and leaves persistently softly hairy. Stipules leafy, kidney shaped. Leaf leaflets 10-21 pairs, oblong-elliptic. Inflorescence solitary or paired lateral racemes. Petals hairy outside, pink. Stamens 10, 3 large, having filaments swollen in the middle, 4 medium sized and 3 quite small. Fruit a pod.
||Leaves persistently softly hairy. Stipules leafy, kidney shaped. leaflets 10-21 pairs, oblong-elliptic