Cassia fistula L.
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Local name : Sonaru (As.)
Deciduous tree with pale-grey bark; leaves pinnate; leaflets upto 8 pairs, distinctly stalked, large, ovate, acuminate, entire, cuneate towards the base, coriaceous; flowers bright-yellow, in drooping racemes; pods cylindrical, pendulous, black; pulp sticky, black.
Distribution : Common throughout the state.
Uses : Roots used in piles and as febrifuse; leaves used in ringworm.
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