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Saraca dives, Saraca chinensis , Sorrowless Tree, Birth Tree of Buddha

Saraca dives, Saraca chinensis

Sorrowless Tree, Birth Tree of Buddha
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Origin: Indo-China
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterYellow/orange flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

According to legend, the Queen of the Jiapiluowei Kingdom (2500 years before today), gave birth to Sakyamuni, the founder of Buddhism, under this tree.

See Article about Saraca.


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