Madagascar almond tree (Terminalia neotaliala), the , is a mid-sized tree in the leadwood tree family, Combretaceae. Endemic to Madagascar, at maturity, the tree grows from 10 to 20 m (33 to 66 ft) tall. It is an invasive species on the continent of Africa
Madagascar almond tree is an exotic deciduous or evergreen tree with conspicuously layered branches. This is commonly grown as an ornamental or a street shade tree. This is fast growing tree and easy to grow. Terminalia mantaly is an exotic deciduous or evergreen tree with conspicuously layered branches.
Madagascar almond tree is a deciduous or evergreen tree with conspicuously layered branches, growing 10 - 20 metres tall. The bole is erect. The tree is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine and source of dyes and tannins. It can be used in reforestation projects and is a good shade tree, often being grown as an ornamental and to provide shade along streets.
The bark and wood are astringent. They are used in the treatment of dysentery. The plant is also used for ornamental purpose