IUCN threat status:

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Comprehensive Description

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Botanical Description

Bole: Straight. Small/large. To 25 m. Bark: Grey/black. Granular. Slash: Pale yellow/brown with darker streaks. Leaf: Simple. Opposite. Petiole: Up to 2 cm long. Channelled. Lamina: Medium. 5 - 17.5 × 2.5 - 6.3 cm. Cuneate. Acuminate. Entire. Hairy/glabrous. Simple. Domatia: Present. Tufts of hairs. Glands: Absent. Stipules: Absent. Thorns & Spines: Absent. Flower: Green-yellow. In dense infloresences. Dioecious. Fruit: Purple-black. Ellipsoid drupe.


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