King of the forest is a plant from the family of Fabaceae in the order of Fabales. It is native to South America although it can also thrive well in different habitats across the globe. As much as it is called king of the forest, the Cassia Alata is not that big. It grows to a height of 3-4 m with its leaves measuring 50-80 cm in length. It has fruits shaped like straight pods and in the dark, its leaves close. The Alata’s seeds are dispersed by water or animals and this plant is easy to cultivate from its seeds.