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Tamarindus indica pods.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Detarieae
Genus: Tamarindus
Species: T. indica
Binomial name
Tamarindus indica

Tamarind is a kind of tree in the Fabaceae family. It is found in Africa primarily the Sudan.