1. Edible portion: Leaves A tree. It grows 5-25 m tall. The branches are 4 angled. The tips have a brown coating. The leaf stalk is 1-5 cm long and has a channel along it and is slightly hairy. The leaf blade is oval and 13-26 cm long by 6-14 cm wide. It is slightly hairy underneath. The flowers are...
  2. Edible portion: Probably not edible. Used in medicine A tree. It grows 7 m all. It does not have spines. The bark flakes into vertical strips. It is pale brown. The leaves ahve sharp teeth. They are compound. The flowers are in large branched clusters. The flower tube is yellow with red lines in...
  3. Edible portion: Gum A tree. It grows 25 m tall. The trunk can be 60 cm across. The bark is smooth and powdery. The throns are straight and white in pairs and 10 cm long. The leaves have spines. The flowers are yellow and in round heads. The fruit are yellow brown pods. They are 13 cm long and...
  4. Edible portion:Leaves - Colouring, Fruit A large tree. It grows 25-50 m tall. The trunk is 1 m across. It can have slight buttresses. It is open with many branches. It loses some leaves during the year. The leaves are oval and have a rough surface. They can be 60 cm long. The flowers are in large...
  5. Edible portion:Leaves, Flowers, Vegetable, Caution An evergreen shrub or tree. It grows to 10 m high and spreads to 3 m across. The crown is irregular. The bark is grey. The stem is erect and branching. The young branches are hairy. The leaves are compound with 8 to 14 leaflets. These are 7 cm...
  6. Edible portion: Seeds - oil. A tree. The trunk is bottle shaped. It has thick cone shaped prickles. The young trees have a green trunk. It loses its leaves during the year. The leaves are made up of 5-7 long leaflets. The flowers are creamy white and pink towards the tip of the petals. There are...
  7. Edible portion:Bark - drink A tree. It grows 20 m high. The trunks are 20-30 cm across. The leaves are alternate. They are narrowly oval and tapers to the tip. The leaves are 16 cm long by 8 cm wide. Africa, Antigua, Central America*, Cuba*, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Lesser...
  8. Edible portion:Flowers - oil, Fruit An evergreen tree. It grows to 25 m tall and spreads to 5 m wide. The stem is erect and the branches are weeping. The leaves are alternate and simple. They are 20 cm long and with wavy edges. They are oval and tapering. The flowers are bright green. They are...
  9. A tree. It grows 65-70 m tall. The trunk can be 240 cm across. The bark sheds in strips. It is a tropical plant. It grows from sea level to 1,800 m above sea level.
  10. 1/1/1994 The aim of this series of publications is to bring together published information on selected genera of trees which have the potential to increase the supply of fodder for ruminants. This booklet on Cassia summarizes published information on the fodder characteristics and nutritive value of one...