Golden Raintree

Arbor walk #24, Treekeeper ID #3978

This tree’s unique foliage, summer blooming yellow flowers, and lantern-like fruit make it one of the most interesting trees in the campus forest.

Although the Golden Raintree is mainly admired for its beauty, these tree are actually quite durable and weather resistant. Native to Eastern Asia, it has a moderately short lifespan of about 50 years, and is generally planted around walkways, patios and streets.

NameGolden Raintree
Latin NameKoelreuteria paniculata
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How to identify Golden Raintree

Relationship of Koelreuteria paniculata to other species in the Arboretum

Global Distribution of Golden Raintree

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