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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

khon kaen under a goldenshower

tree.
The Golden Shower Tree (ratchaphruek)(Cassia fistula). The Thai name of the golden shower means "providing support and preventing decline", it is the provincial flower while the provincial tree is the pink shower tree (chaiyapruek)(Cassia bakeriana), the Thai translates to "wishing tree".
Whatever the case they are coming well into bloom around Beung Kaen Nakhon in tine for songkran
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