josef george kamel, s.j. drawing of katuray
Katuray (Sesbania grandiflora (L) Pers. Called gaway-gaway in Visayan, the katuray tree can grow to 10 meters. The leaf is compound consisting of numerous green leaflets. The katuray flowers are either white or red. Both flower varieties are edible and have been part of traditional cuisine. Nouvelle cuisine Philippine has discovered uses for katuray by incorporating it with salad greens for added color and taste.