Common Name: Evergreen Laburnum
Scientific Name: Piptanthus nepalensis
Nepali Name: Suga Phool ( सुगा फूल )
Size: 3-4 m
Location: Lukla, Nepal
An evergreen shrub usually found in moist areas, forest margins around the elevation of 2000 to 3800m and flowers in April.
The bushy evergreen shrub has three narrow pointed leaflets of 3-10 cm long having a green above and grey hairy underside. The flowers are racemes of bright yellow and about 3 – 4 cm in width.
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