Velvet tamarind

Velvet tamarind, Dialium indum, is a tall, tropical, fruit-bearing tree, native to southern Thailand and Malaysia. It belongs to the Leguminosae family, and has small, typically grape-sized edible fruits with brown hard inedible shells. Due to its valued hard and compact wood, it is a threatened species, with its habitat being encroached upon by logging and human settlement. No reports of cultivation exist, information on propagation is limited. More

The velvet tamarind develops growing in height, and develops a bare stem, creating a thick crown. velvet tamarind isn't an evergreen; during the autumn it assumes a yellow colouring; the adult species are large in size and reach 17 m in height. The velvet tamarind develops like a tree. More