Object of the Day

Cassia Spectabilis Tree in Flower

Did you have a Cassia spectabilis tree in your yard in the Canal Zone?  Or have you ever seen one somewhere outside of the Caribbean?

Cassia Spectabilis Tree in Flower
Cassia Spectabilis Tree in Flower

Did you keep a garden in the Canal Zone?  If so, what did you grow?

Why do you think this photograph is in our collection– does this flower hold a special significance?  Does it have medicinal or other practical purposes?

Did this tree grown in a particular area of the Canal Zone?

Tell us something about this photograph or the Cassia spectabilis tree in the comments section!

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