Edible, Tree, Perennial, Not climbing
Small greenish ♂ ♀ or hermaphrodite flowers with no petals and 5 exserted stamens (in the ♂ and hermaphrodite) in usually short racemes which are axillary terminal or clustered on the older wood.
Thick coriaceous pulpy indehiscent pods 12–30 cm. long and 2 cm. thick.