|Etymology||Genus||From the Brazilian common name for these trees|
|Synonyms||Andira jamaicensis (Wright) Urb., Geoffroea inermis Wright|
|Common Names||Brown Heart, Cabbage Tree, Angelin|
|Native Distribution||Tropical Africa and America|
Andira inermis is a cultivated tree with a dense crown. The distinctive feature comes from its imparipinnate compound leaves, and that each leaflet has very wavy margins. The inflorescence come in a cluster of tiny purple flowers situated terminally at the branches.
Form of the Brown Heart.
The distinctive wavy margins of the leaflets.
Purple inflorescence and flower closed-up.
Fruits are rounded and single-seeded.