ⓘ Anadenanthera colubrina var. cebil

                                     

ⓘ Anadenanthera colubrina var. cebil

Anadenanthera colubrina var. cebil Altschul is a mimosa-like timber tree native to Caatinga and Cerrado vegetation in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay and Peru. It has also been introduced to Mauritius. It grows up to 25 m tall, with a trunk diameter of 60–90 cm. The trees mimosa-like leaves range in length from about 7–20 cm. The flowers are cream-colored and arrive in the spring. The seed pods are fairly straight and contain about 8 to 15 seeds each. The seeds are flat, average each about 1.5 cm in diameter and have an average mass of about 0.125 g each. The trees wood has a density of about 840 kg/m 3.