Tanner’s Cassia is a branched shrub, growing upto 1-1.5 m high. It has a smooth reddish brown bark. It has many ascending branches and 8-10 cm long pinnate leaves. There are 8-12 pairs of leaflets, each 2-3 cm long. Bright yellow flowers appear in recemes at the end of branches. The flowers are 4-5 cm across. Upper three stamens are reduced to stamenoides. Fruit is a 7-12 cm long, flat brown pod.
Good for cactus odour, diabetes and dehydration. Gives a golden glow to the body.
|Botanical Name||Common Name||Hindi||Malayalam|
|Cassia Auriculata||Tanner’s Cassia||तरवड़फूल / Tarwar Phool||അവരംപുഷ്പം / Avaram puspam|