Sebipira is a large tree, native to brazil, it can in nature reach a height of 90 feet, but is normally 20-60 feet tall. The tree has an attractive rounded, moderately-dense crown and gray, rough fissured bark. Leaves are bright green, bipinnate, and overall 10 inches long, with small delicate, symmetrical opposite leaflets about 3/8 inch long. Exuberant flowering puts forth erect conical inflorescences borne above the leaves with numerous yellow blooms which open sequentially from the base to the apex with flowering lasting more than 1 month. Fruits are flattened, light brown, woody pods 3-5 inches long by 1 inch wide, remain on the tree for some months before full maturity when they explosively split to disperse 1-5 seeds. The tree is easily propagated from seed; it is frost sensitive. Sebipira does not have aggressive roots and is said to live 100 years. In cultivation, the tree is hardy; it benefits from trimming. With its spectacular flowering event and handsome delicate leaves, sebipira is a good landscaping choice for parks and gardens as a showpiece specimen tree; it is also suitable for planting as a street tree and in parking lots.