Mastixia trichotoma is a species of tree in the family Nyssaceae. It has a self-supporting growth form. It has simple, broad leaves. Mastixia trichotoma is a photoautotroph. Individuals can grow to 21 m.
Definition: a plant that produces wood as its structural tissue. Wood is a structural cellular adaptation that allows woody plants to grow from above ground stems year after year, thus making some woody plants the largest and tallest terrestrial plants. Wood is usually primarily composed of xylem cells with cell walls made of cellulose and lignin