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Malabacar Chestnut

Pachira aquatica

Description:

Medium-sized tree that grows to 18 m in height. It has shiny green palmate leaves and a smooth green bark. The fruit is a large woody pod with nuts that are light brown, striped with white. They are edible and said to taste like peanuts. The leaves and flowers are also edible.

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Nueva Ecija, Philippines

Spotted on Aug 26, 2012
Submitted on Aug 26, 2012

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