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Rainbow Shower Tree

Cassia fistula x javanica


Long clusters of yellow to pink flowers, can be as tall as 40ft


Honolulu. The hybrid was formed in Hawaii. The plant formed from two plants from Indonesia, The golden shower tree and the pink shower tree, to create the rainbow shower tree.


Common uses/hazards/importance: Planted as an ornamental for its cascading flowers. Popular as a street tree in some tropical regions. Date and method of arrival in Hawaii: Indigenous? Yes Endemic? Yes Invasive? No Other interesting historical, cultural, or ecological information: Interesting that this plant is a hybrid that is a sterile hybrid. Made from two plants from Indonesia but was created here, the plants does not produce any seeds

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Spotted on Sep 5, 2012
Submitted on Sep 18, 2012

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