These seeds are from Delonix elata, also known as White Poinciana, Yellow or White Gul Mohur, and Creamy Peacock Flower. The leaves can be chopped and cooked and served as vegetables. During times of famine, the seeds can be boiled and eaten. The leaves can be used as green manure and the wood can be used to build household items or it can be used as fuel. This rare tree has magnificent blossoms which start out white and turn yellow with time. USDA Hardiness Zones 9b to 11.