Common Name: 
Goldenchain Tree

Two species (L. alpinum and L. anagyroides) of deciduous shrubs or small trees with green bark.  Leaves alternate, compound (3-parted), leaflet nearly sessile (attached directly, without supporting stalk).  Flowers yellow in simple, terminal clusters (racemes).  Fruit is a several seeded pod.  Native to southern Europe and Asia Minor.
Laburnum: the Latin name.

Pronunciation: 
la-BER-num
Family: 
Fabaceae