Plants > Ornamental & Shade Trees > Wild tamarind
Native Costa Rican ornamental tree which grows from Mexico to South America and the Antilles. The tree has a beautiful structure, fern like leaves, with dramatic interesting bright red orange oblong twisted fruit. The fruit has a whimsical sense of something out of a Dr. Seuss children's book.
leaflets 20-42 pairs per pinna, from 0.7 to 1.5 cm long and 0.1 to 0.5 cm wide, linear, apex acute, glabrous, rachis and petiole ferruginous-pubescent. The leaves have a gland between each pair of pinnae.
March through June
March through May