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SOLVED: Seed pod found in a garden in Oahu, Hawaii

Brea, CA

Does anyone know what this is?

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Keaau, HI

A Leguminous tree.

Maybe get the plant growing so we can see what type of leaves it has.

Brea, CA

Sadly, left it in Hawaii - I live in California - but I REALLY wanted to bring it home!

Baltimore, MD

Castanospermum Australe
Common names: Moreton bay chestnut, Black Bean.
Native to the Australian (Queensland) rainforest

They sell them in the states as "lucky bean plant."

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Brea, CA

Thank you!

Anne Arundel,, MD(Zone 7b)

PlantFiles entry
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/56986/

Your pictures are great.
You might get the beans to sprout.

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