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Botanical Description

Bole: Medium/large. To 30 m. Bark: Rough. Flaking. Slash: Tan with fleshy pink vertical lines. Leaf: Simple. Alternate. Petiole: 1.0 - 1.7 cm. Appressed scale-like indumentum. Lamina: Medium. 5 - 20 × 2.5 - 6.5 cm. Elliptic/oblong/ovate/obovate. Obtuse/truncate. Acuminate. Entire/shallowly serrate toward apex. Glabrous/minutely stellate-pubescent on nerves beneath or with tufts of hairs in vein axils. Domatia: NR. Glands: NR. Stipules: Present. Thorns & Spines: Absent. Flower: Yellowish white/pink in centre. Axillary or terminal. Fruit: Drupe with thick fibrous mesocarp; red-orange when mature.


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