The photos of these beautiful flowers were clicked in the Salmaniya area and sent to us by a reader.
Cassia fistula, known as the golden rain tree, canafistula and by other names, is a flowering plant in the family Fabaceae.
The species is native to the Indian subcontinent and adjacent regions of Southeast Asia, it ranges from eastward throughout India to Myanmar and Thailand and south to Sri Lanka and southern Pakistan.
It is the state flower of Kerala in India and of immense importance amongst the Malayali population.
It is a popular ornamental plant and is also used in herbal medicine and is closely associated with the Mullai (forest) region of Sangam landscape. It is the national tree of Thailand, and its flower is Thailand's national flower.