* Usually you will not even notice this tree. That is untill it bursts into color.
* The flowers are as yellow as yellow gets.
* Religiosum means referring to God.
* Flowers used in temple as offering to God.
* Native-India and Malaysia.
* Deciduous tree.
* 16 m tall.
* New leaves appear in May-June.
* The flowers last for a day and a half, they appear at 3 am wide open at sunrise and close the following morning.
* The gum is used in book binding, cosmetics and thickening ice cream.
* Floss from fruit used for stuffing pillows and life belts.
* Flowers in two years even when it is size of a shrub.
* Planted at the background of shrubbery border of large lawns, besides small and medium roads.
* Highly resistant to drought and forest fires.
* Will grow on any kind of soils.
* Will grow quickly if irrigated during hot summer months after leaves arise.