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Botanical Description

Bole: Branched. Small/medium/large. To 20 m. Bark: Smooth; greyish white with patches of orange. Slash: NR. Leaf: Even-pinnate. Leaflets in 6 or 7 pairs; opposite or alternate. Lflt: Petiolulate. Petiole: To 10 cm. Lamina: 6 - 15 × 3 - 5 cm. Oblong/elliptic/ovate. Cuneate. Acuminate/acute. Entire/toothed at apex. Glabrous above/hairs on mibrib and veins beneath. Domatia: Absent. Glands: Absent. Stipules: Absent. Thorns & Spines: Absent. Flower: Infloresence terminal and axillary thyrses; 14 - 45 cm long. Monoecious. Fruit: Capsule bright red; 1.6 - 2.0 cm wide.


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