EPPO Global Database

Cassia fistula(CASFI)

Code created in: 2002-09-15

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CASFI
  • Preferred name: Cassia fistula
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Indochina (Myanmar). Widely cultivated as an ornamental tree. Introduced in Western Asia (Yemen, Iraq, Pakistan), Malesia, Africa (Cameroon to Angola, Ethiopia to Zimbabwe), Mexico, Central America, South America (Peru to Guyanas), New Guinea, Australia (Western, Northern, Queensland)

Common names
Name Language
drumstick tree English
golden shower English
golden-shower senna English
golden shower tree English
Indian laburnum English
pudding pipe tree English
purging cassia English
shower of gold English
indischer Goldregen German
indischer Mannabaum German
Mannabaum German
Röhrenkassie German
casse médicale French
cassie fistuleuse French
cassier commun French
douche d'or French
cañafistolo Spanish
casiafístola Spanish (HN)
casiafístula Spanish
casiapístola Spanish (ES)
lluvia de oro Spanish
cassia in bastoni Italian
canafistula Portuguese
canafistula-verdadeira Portuguese
cássia-das-boticas Portuguese
cássia-oficinal Portuguese
sundali Bengali