Deciduous tree to about 20 feet; leaves sub-petiole or axis; also applied to how the lateral veins are arranged in relation to the main vein.">pinnate; flowers yellow, upper petiole whitish. Develops a large caudexed base with age.
Recent research indicates some compounds in the seeds and fruit of this plant have a purifying effect on water. Other compounds have been shown to have promising antibiotic activity.
Used externally as a counter irritant, also used as a stimulant to remedy a number of maladies.
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