Parkia pedunculata J.F.Macbr.
Parkia biglandulosa is a large tree.
Only known in cultivation, the tree provides an edible seed, leaves and fruit pulp for the local populace.
Probably E. Asia, but only known in cultivation.
Not known in a truly wild situation.
There are conflicting reports on whether or not this tree has a symbiotic relationship with certain soil bacteria, so it is unclear as to whether this tree fixes atmospheric nitrogen[
The farinaceous pulp which surrounds the seeds is edible[
Seeds - cooked[
]. A garlic-like flavour[
]. The seeds can be fermented into a strongly-scented, cheese-like substance that is used as a flavouring[
The roasted seed is used as a coffee substitute[
Seedlings are eaten[
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