Pachira aquaticaÂ is a tropical wetland tree of the mallow familyÂ Malvaceae, native toÂ CentralÂ andÂ South AmericaÂ where it grows in swamps.
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Pachira aquatica produces a broad crown.The transitional and long-stalked, composite hand-shaped, slightly leathery leaves are arranged at the branch ends. TheÂ petioleÂ is up to 24 cm long. The leaves are bright green and shiny and consist of up to nine leaflets (fingers). The mostly bald, short-stalked leaflets are up to 20-28 cm long and rounded to round pointed, spiked or pointed.