Elephant ear (enterlobium cyclocarpium)

Catalog #28 - A huge giant in the forest , this tree also
known as Guanancaste makes for a beautiful small indoor ornamental with minute mimosa leaves and elegant bark. The seeds are quite hard and must be scored with a file as explained on the germination page and planted close to the surface of the soil. The tree gets its name from the unusual 3-4 inch seed pods which are shaped like an elephant's ear.