Tree, 15-25 m tall, with a large canopy. Leaves alternate. Flowers in clusters: white, purple and pink, blossoming throughout the year. The tree is well adapted to intense heat, sunlight and droughts. Root nodules promote nitrogen fixation (typical for Fabaceae – the bean family).
Native to eastern and tropical Asia, Australia and the Pacific Islands
Natural Medical Properties
Did you know?
The seed oil has been found to be useful in diesel generators and is being explored in hundreds of projects throughout India and the third world as feedstock for biodiesel.