Ice Cream Bean Tree

An Ice Cream Bean Tree flowers in Hawaii
An Ice Cream Bean Tree flowers and seed pod

The Ice Cream Bean Tree (Inga feuillei) is native to northwestern South America. It gets its name from the pulp of the seed pod, which is sweet and edible. I sampled a pod from this tree and it does have a sweet, creamy flavor.

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