These seeds were collected from Aeschynomene aspera, also known as sola, shola, sola pith plant, pith plant, laugauni, and Netti. The wood from this plant is one of the lightest woods in the world, and is used to make helmets and handicrafts. Young leaves and flowers can be eaten in salads. Aeschynomene in general are larval host plants for the Barred Yellow butterfly. USDA Hardiness Zones 10 to 11.