Wild Flowering Plants
Cordia obliqua Willdenow, Sp. Pl. 1(2): 1072. 1798.
Sip. Glue (tree)
Naturalized common tree of secondary coastal deciduous forest and savanna with ground water and seasonal coastal swamps.
Native to India.
Sticky fruits used as a glue. Was used by leather tanners as a source of tannin
Invasive, with a tendency to form monotypic stands and to invade sand dunes, the evergreen coastal strip and mangrove. Already very well-established but still spreading.