Provision tree. Pachira aquatica. Aka Guyana Chestnut, or Grampa balls
In Spanish, sapaton. Good meds. Rainforest remedies says good as tea for anemia, low blood pressure, boil pc of bark 2.5 cm x 10 cm in 3 cups water for 5 min.,drink 1/2 cup 6 times daily as general tonic to build blood. Book also says seeds are cooked and eaten in some parts of Central America. "me no try it yet." I have these in my yard in Belize City...
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