Koelreuteria bipinnata, also known as Chinese flame tree, Chinese golden rain tree, Bougainvillea golden-rain tree, is a species of Koelreuteria native to southern China.It is a small to medium-sized deciduous tree growing between 7–20 metres tall. Golden rain tree is known for its sprays of yellow flowers in summer. Terms & Conditions / Privacy Policy, © 2020 American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Printable Lists of Toxic and Non-Toxic Plants. ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center Phone Number: (888) 426-4435. Exclusive Subaru VIP offer for ASPCA Guardians & Founders. Golden rain-tree tolerates dryness and casts little shade because of its open growth habit. Poisonous Plants. Message and data rates may apply. Sku #5420. Also, be advised that the consumption of any plant material may cause vomiting and gastrointestinal upset for dogs and cats. Herb: Golden Rain Tree Latin name: Koelreuteria paniculata Synonyms: Koelreuteria apiculata Family: Sapindaceae Medicinal use of Golden Rain Tree: The flowers are ophthalmic. [1][2] Common names include goldenrain tree,[3][4] pride of India,[5] China tree,[6] and the varnish tree.[4]. Golden rain-tree, Koelreuteria paniculata, grows 30 to 40 feet tall with an equal spread in a broad vase or globe shape.Rain-trees are sparingly branched, but with a perfectly-balanced and beautiful density. Features pinnate or bipinnate, feathery, compound leaves (to 18" long), each leaf having 7-17 irregularly lobed leaflets. Management. The flowers are followed by fruit that are air-filled capsules resembling Japanese lanterns. Invaders of Texas Observations. This list contains plants that have been reported as having systemic effects on animals and/or intense effects on the gastrointestinal tract. On one hand, it is a glorious landscape addition, sporting armloads of lemon yellow blossoms each summer that stop traffic. ", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Koelreuteria_paniculata&oldid=955612940, Articles with unsourced statements from December 2019, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. In the UK the cultivar ‘Coral Sun’ has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit. It is in flower from July to August, and the seeds ripen from September to October. Several cultivars have been selected for garden planting, including 'Fastigiata' with a narrow crown, and 'September Gold', flowering in late summer. They are used in the treatment of conjunctivitis and epiphora. Thanks for this scientific study on these seeds. Santamour, Frank S.and Spongberg, Stephen A. A Koelreuteria paniculata in Santa Ana is registered as a California Big Tree. Rounded, Spreading or Vase Shape. Goldenrain trees produce a 12- to 15-inch long cluster of yellow flowers in spring. I know it is an invasive species in places where there is a lot of rain but in the desert Southwest where rain is at a premium, it rarely happens. The flowers are followed by fruit that are air-filled capsules resembling Japanese lanterns. It contains several dark brown to black seeds 5–8 mm diameter. OBS# 19068. The tree can live 50 to 150 years. It is hardy to zone (UK) 6 and is not frost tender. Long panicles of fragrant flowers are followed by attractive, papery, lantern-like seed pods. ", "’Rose Lantern’: A New Cultivar of Koelreuteria paniculata, the Golden-Rain Tree. For the unrelated species also called "golden rain", see, "Golden Rain Tree Koelreuteria paniculata", "Goldenraintree Tree on the Tree Guide at arborday.org", "PLANTS Profile for Koelreuteria paniculata (goldenrain tree)", "The (un)Natural and Cultural History of Korean Goldenrain Tree. Plants listed as either non-toxic, or potentially toxic with mild GI upset as their symptoms are not expected to be life-threatening to your pets. The leaves are pinnate, 15–40 cm (6–16 in) long, rarely to 50 cm (20 in), with 7-15 leaflets 3–8 cm long, with a deeply serrated margin; the larger leaflets at the midpoint of the leaf are sometimes themselves pinnate but the leaves are not consistently fully bipinnate as in the related Koelreuteria bipinnata. All rights reserved.The ASPCA is a 501(c)(3) non-for-profit organization. Koelreuteria paniculata is a deciduous Tree growing to 10 m (32ft) by 10 m (32ft) at a fast rate. Koelreuteria paniculata, commonly called golden raintree, is a small, open-branching, irregularly-shaped, deciduous tree with a rounded crown which typically grows 30-40' tall and as wide. This page was last edited on 8 May 2020, at 19:49. Golden rain tree is known for its sprays of yellow flowers in summer. Spreading with a Low Canopy. These fruit change from green to yellow to a fleshy, almost pink color. The goldenrain tree, or koelreuteria paniculata, is a popular ornamental tree due to its aesthetically pleasing flowering habit and unique seed pods. Because it readily self-sows, it has become a problem in some locations. Koelreuteria paniculata is a species of flowering plant in the family Sapindaceae, native to eastern Asia, in China and Korea. Common names include goldenrain tree, pride of India, China tree, and the varnish tree. USDA Plants Texas County Map: Koelreuteria paniculata. List All Observations of Koelreuteria paniculata. Please note that the information contained in our plant lists is not meant to be all-inclusive, but rather a compilation of the most frequently encountered plants. The fruit is a three-part inflated bladderlike pod, 3–6 cm long and 2–4 cm broad, that is green, then ripening from orange to pink in autumn. Tree Characteristics. It is a small to medium-sized deciduous tree growing to 7 m (23 ft) tall, with a broad, dome-shaped crown. It was introduced in Europe in 1747, and to America in 1763, and has become a popular landscape tree worldwide. All parts of the tree are poisonous, including the seeds, pods, flowers, buds, leaves, petals, wood, bark, and roots. Text STOP to opt-out, HELP for more info. Please be sure to check the name of the plant to determine its toxicity. The Koelreuteria paniculata is the same species I see throughout the Southwest but I never realized you could eat the seeds! Preventative:Limit planting and remove existing plants within the landscape. It measures 44 feet high, with a trunk circumference of 82 inches and a crown spread of 56 feet. Underwritten by United States Fire Insurance Company. These fruit change from green to yellow to a fleshy, almost pink color. ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center Phone Number: (888) 426-4435 . It is popularly grown as an ornamental tree in temperate regions all across the world because of the aesthetic appeal of its flowers, leaves and seed pods. It is a great urban flowering tree that tolerates drought, heat, wind, and air pollution. If you believe that your animal is ill or may have ingested a poisonous substance, or if you have any further questions regarding the information contained in this database, contact either your local veterinarian or the APCC 24-hour emergency poison hotline at 1-888-426-4435. Blue-green foliage has nice fall color. [8][9], In some areas, notably the eastern United States and particularly in Florida, it is considered an invasive species. It was introduced in Europe in 1747, and to America in 1763, and has become a popular landscape tree worldwide. Koelreuteria paniculata, commonly known as the golden rain tree is a double-edged sword. Top Searches:  Sago Palm   |   Tulips   |   Azaleas   |   Lilies, By providing my mobile number, I agree to receive periodic text messages from the ASPCA. Family: Sapindaceae. Toxic and Non-Toxic Plants List. It is easily transplanted, soil adaptable, and prefers full sun. The crown is usually somewhat open and irregular. Koelreuteria paniculata Soapberry family (Sapindaceae) Description: This tree is usually 30-40' tall at maturity (rarely up to 60' tall), consisting of a short trunk and a wide crown with ascending to widely spreading branches. Koelreuteria paniculata is a species of flowering plant in the family Sapindaceae, native to eastern Asia, in China and Korea. OBS# 20940. Individual plants may differ in appearance from the photos used on our listings. This list contains plants that have been reported as having systemic effects on animals and/or intense effects on the gastrointestinal tract. It is noted for attracting wildlife. Koelreuteria paniculata, commonly known as the golden rain tree is a double-edged sword. Medium-sized, open-branched form is ideal for parkways and patios. reported by Citizen Scientists. Sometimes, just eating a small amount of seeds may cause no bad effects, but other times it has been known to be fatal. The flowers are yellow, with four petals, growing in large terminal panicles 20–40 cm (8–16 in) long. Koelreuteria paniculata. Koelreuteria paniculata is a medium sized deciduous tree that grows 30'-40' high.