Xylia xylocarpa, Burma Ironwood, Pyinkado, Jambu

Xylia xylocarpa

Burma Ironwood, Pyinkado, Jambu
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Origin: Vietnam
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunWhite, off-white flowersEdible plantEthnomedical plant.
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This handsome tree from Vietnam is very conspicuous in the flowering season owing to its bright yellow flowers. X. xylocarpa produces hardwood, and in Vietnam it is classified as an ironwood with its name referring to use in traditional cart making. The seeds of this tree are edible. This tree is considered a medicinal plant in India.

Xylia xylocarpa, Burma Ironwood, Pyinkado, Jambu

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