Leucaena leucocephala is a medium size plant from the plant Family Fabaceae. The leaves are small and borne in a rachis. The flowers are sililar to those of Mimosa species.
The plant can produce moderately abundant flowers that give rise to elongated fruits or pods. Each pod contsins several seeds. The seeds germinate easily when spread to rge ground. They can remain viable for long duration.
The young seeds may be used in cooking. But the plant is more known for its herbal benifits. For information please visit this blog.