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Leucaena leucocephala

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(Leucaena, Coffee Bush)


Mimosaceae / Fabaceae


Leucaena leucocephala

Common name(s)

Leucaena, Coffee Bush

Flower colour; life form

Flowers pale yellow. Small tree to 6 m tall

Distinguishing features

Leaves bipinnate. Flowers in globular heads, 1-1.5 cm diameter, pale-coloured. Pods flat to 12 cm long, dark brown when ripe.

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Leucaena leucocephala