Afrocarpus falcatus (Thunb.) C. N. Page — Overview

Sickle-leaved Yellowwood learn more about names for this taxon

IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

Comprehensive Description

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Botanical Description

Bole: Straight. Large. To 30 m. Bark: Black/brown. Scaling. Slash: Pink to pale brown. Resinous smell. Leaf: Simple. Alternate/opposite. Petiole: Sessile. Lamina: Small/medium. Juvenile: 18 × 1 cm. Adult: 0.1 - 1.5 × 0.2 - 0.3 cm. Lanceolate. Cuneate. Obtuse. Entire. Glabrous. Domatia: Absent. Glands: Absent. Stipules: Absent. Thorns & Spines: Absent. Flower: Cones. Dioecious. Fruit: Globose green/ black berry-like cone; 1.5 - 3.5 cm long; 1.5 - 3 cm in diameter.


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