Leucaena leucocephala

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Related to Petai cina: Leucaena leucocephala, Leucaena glauca

Leucaena leucocephala

tree in the legume family Mimosaceae; contains the toxic amino acid mimosine; causes hair loss, goiter, infertility and weight loss. Called also L. glauca, lead tree. The disease is called also ekoa, jumbey, koa haole, lamtoro.