Nickernuts are a type of small, nut-like seed that comes from the nickernut tree. Nickernut trees are native to the tropical regions of South and Central America, and are known for their distinctive, glossy green leaves and clusters of small, yellow flowers. The seeds of the nickernut tree are a valuable source of food for both humans and animals, and have a rich, nutty flavor that is similar to almonds.
Nickernuts can be eaten raw, roasted, or ground into a flour, and are often used in traditional dishes and desserts. Despite their small size, nickernuts are a valuable and versatile food source that has been enjoyed by people in the Americas for centuries.
Botanical Name: caesalpinia bonducella
Also known as: Bagore, Bonduc, Caesalpinia bonduc, Caesalpinia bonducella