Common Name: Kadios, Pigeon Pea
Origin: Probably prehistoric introduction from tropical Asia of Malaya.
- erect, branched, hairy shrub
- our caretaker said he saw this as a small plant and realized it was Kadios, so he didn’t mow it down!
- he said it is usually planted by people and not a wild plant
- it’s grown quite a bit since then!
- 1-2 meters high
- the leaves and seeds (found inside the pods) are eaten
- other uses: As forage or hay.
Branches and stems for basket and fuel