A smaller tree by Feno, Inaturalist.org.
The large fruit by Charles Rakotovao,
The trunk of a large tree by Charles
René Paul Raymond Capuron,
This member of the Fabaceae
was given this name by René Paul Raymond Capuron in 1968. It is found in
northern Madagascar, growing in a well drained limestone soil with quite
some water and lots of sun. The stem can grow to 60 centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
to ten or even fifteen metres in height. The flowers are pale yellow.
The genera name from Greek
delos; 'evident' or 'conspicious' and Greek onyx; 'claw'
for the long claw of the petals. The species name means "velvet-like,
covered closely with short, soft hairs".