Sterculia foetida

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Synonyms for Sterculia foetida

large tree of Old World tropics having foul-smelling orange-red blossoms followed by red pods enclosing oil-rich seeds sometimes used as food

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This remarkable forest is characterized by trees such as Sterculia foetida (Sterculiaceae), Oroxylum indicum (Bignoniaceae), Tamarindus indica (Leguminosae), and Zizyphus horsfeldi (Rhamnaceae), and by the almost total absence of the Australian tree flora, which is found farther to the east.
Sterculic oil is extracted from seeds of the Sterculia foetida tree.