Saraca thaipingensis

Saraca thaipingensis is a tree species native to southeast Asia in the family Fabaceae.[2][3] It has yellow flowers, borne on old wood, and is grown as an ornamental for floral effect. Common names include yellow ashoka and yellow saraca.[2][3]

Saraca thaipingensis
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Saraca
S. thaipingensis
Binomial name
Saraca thaipingensis


Saraca thaipingensis was first described by Nathaniel Cantley in 1897.[4][5][1]


  1. ^ a b Cantley, N. 1897. in Prain, "The Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 66(1): 211". Accessed 29 March 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Saraca thaipingensis". The DNA of Singapore. Accessed 29 March 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Saraca thaipingensis". Flora of India. Accessed 29 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Saraca thaipingensis". The International Plant Name Index. Accessed 29 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Saraca thaipingensis". The Plant List. Accessed 29 March 2018.