IUCN threat status:

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Comprehensive Description

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Botanical Description

Bole: Small. To 10m. Bark: Grey brown; rough and corrugated. Young branches ferruginous velvety to grey tomentose. Slash: NR. Leaf: Simple. Alternate. Petiole: 1 - 2 cm. Glabrous to velvety tomentose. Indumentum scaly. Lamina: Medium. 6 - 19 × 2.5 - 12 cm. Oblong to ovate or elliptic. Cuneate/truncate/cordate. Round/emarginate. Papery/coriaceous. Glabrous. Midrib ferruginous velvety. Domatia: Absent. Glands: Absent. Stipules: Absent. Thorns & Spines: Thorns and spines: Absent. Flower: Cream to yellowish. Solitary fasicles. Extra axillary. Fruit: Ovoid/globose. Orange. 2 - 5 × 2 - 4 cm. Edible.


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