Geoffroea spinosa or Palu di taki

Geoffroea spinosa, local name is Palu di taki can grow up to about 6 mtrs (20ft).  The older trees have thorns on the trunk and branches . The trunk looks the "palu Indju" but is lighter in color.

It also grows in Bonaire and Aruba, the northernmost of its range extending as far as Argentina.

The tree is drought tolerant, grows best in a thick layer of soil. It is a large deciduous tree. The small yellow fruits are edible, but have to be boiled.

Needs little or no maintenance.