Nat. ord., Leguminosae.
A tree of low growth, crooked in figure, a native of Cam-peachy and the West Indies.
Characters. - The logs are externally of a dark colour, internally they are reddish-brown; the chips have a feeble agreeable odour, and a sweetish taste; a small portion chewed imparts to the saliva a dark pink colour,
A short proving is given in Jahr's Symptomen Codex.
Part employed. - The heart-wood.
Preparation. - Tincture (proof spirit).