IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)

Comprehensive Description

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Botanical Description

Bole: Fluted. Small/medium. To 25 m. Bark: Brown. Papery. Flaking. Slash: Pale yellow with darker yellow striations. Fibrous. Occasional white latex. Leaf: Simple. Alternate. Petiole: To 2 cm. Lamina: Medium/large. 12 - 22 × 7 - 12 cm. Ovate/oblong. Cuneate. Obtuse/apiculate. Entire. Hairy. Domatia: Absent. Glands: Gland dots in leaves. Stipules: Absent. Thorns & Spines: Absent. Flower: Yellow/green. Clustered in axils. Fruit: Red; fleshy. Up to 2.5 cm long.


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