Cassia grandis

Pink Shower Tree

Botanical nomenclature: Cassia grandis
Common name: Pink Shower Tree
Family: Fabaceae

Categories: Flowers

A medium-sized to large, dry deciduous tree to 30 m tall, native to Mexico, the Caribbean and northern South America. It has feathery foliage and a profusion of pink flowers appears when the tree is leafless during the dry season, followed by long, narrow seed pods. The wood is used for construction and the tree has numerous applications in traditional medicine. It makes a breathtaking ornamental for tropical climates.