VIMAS - Plant Description & Photos
|Scientific Name:||Leucaena leucocephala|
|Common Name:||tantan, wild tamarind|
|Description:||Used to make charcoal and fish traps. It is a major invader of disturbed habitats. In some areas the pods are cooked and eaten and the seed roasted and used as a coffee. This plant is poisonous to some animals. Also used as a source of several dye colors ranging from yellow to dark gray.|
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