The leaves of a parasol leaf tree are shield-shaped, and the whole tree seems to be covered with many small umbrellas. So it can be used as a habitat for birds. In addition, the capsules full of fleshy and soft spines contain small fruits that birds love to eat. There are two to three fruits in a capsule. When mature, the capsule splits and the released seeds are black and shiny.
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