Leguminosae Dipteryx odorata (Aubl.) Willd.
Source: Magness et al. 1971
The oil is obtained from the seed of the above species, a tree native to Central and South America, but now cultivated to some extent in other tropical areas. The fruit is a pod about 2 inches long, containing a single fragrant seed. The seed after curing is used chiefly for scenting tobacco and snuff. The non-drying oil is used in flavoring.