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Inocarpus fagifer, Tahitian Chestnut, Polynesian Chestnut

Inocarpus fagifer

Tahitian Chestnut, Polynesian Chestnut
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Origin: Southeast Asia, Australia
Big tree > 20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersFragrantPoisonous or toxic

The seed is toxic when raw but edible when cooked.



Inocarpus fagifer, Tahitian Chestnut, Polynesian Chestnut


Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/inocarpus_fagifer.htm