Pithecellobium dulce
  • Description
    Medium sized tree to 10 meters; decidious; smooth bark; thorns found on young growth.
  • Habit
    Usually found by the side of roads, on tank bunds, or on agricultural boundaries, occasionally found in the forest areas.
  • Landscape Information
    Fast growing, good for creating early canopy, nice flowers.
  • Uses
    Decoction made from the bark is given as enema. Wood is used for construction purposes. Fruit is edible.