Laburnum golden chain tunnels
This beautiful plant has a name Laburnum, in Russia it is “bobovnik”. The plant Laburnum has a poetic name golden chain, due to the yellow color of its flowers. Cultivated as ornamental trees for gardens and parks, picturesque Laburnum tunnels is the amazing creativity of nature and man. Its seed looks like pea, but in fact they are poisonous. The species of Laburnum grow in the mountains of southern Europe from France to the Balkan Peninsula. Noteworthy, people used Laburnum for making musical instruments – recorders, flutes, and bagpipes.
Meanwhile, in the TV mystery series Mother Love, Helena (Diana Rigg) muses over what plant she should use to poison a pair of children. Next, she she chooses the laburnum, saying, “Laburnum! Such a pretty tree – and so many of them!”
In the Doctor Who serial “The Mark of the Rani”, the Sixth Doctor suggests that if the Master turned into a tree, it would be a laburnum, because they have poisonous pods.