Moreton Bay chestnut

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Synonyms for Moreton Bay chestnut

Australian tree having pinnate leaves and orange-yellow flowers followed by large woody pods containing 3 or 4 seeds that resemble chestnuts

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Moreton Bay chestnut, Black bean (Castanospermum australe): Native to NE Australia, New Caledonia, and Vanuatu.
Common names for the tree -- Moreton Bay chestnut and Moreton Bay bean -- refer to the area near Brisbane where the tree was reportedly first discovered.
Blackbean, Moreton Bay bean, Moreton Bay chestnut, beantree, yuba, bean wood