IUCN threat status:

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Comprehensive Description

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Botanical Description

Bole: Straight/fluted/crooked/branched. Small/medium. To 30 m. Bark: Dark to pale brown. Rough and fibrous; peeling; longitudinally fissured. Slash: Yellow or white turning green; grey or brown. Leaf: Simple. Alternate. Petiole: 1.3 - 13 cm. Channelled. Lamina: Medium. 7.5 - 17.5 × 3.5 - 9 cm. Ovate/elliptic. Rounded/cordate/cuneate. Obtuse/acuminate. Entire/serrate. Glabrous/hairy beneath. Simple. Domatia: Absent. Glands: Absent. Stipules: Absent. Thorns & Spines: Absent. Flower: White. Panicles of scorpioid cymes. Sweetly scented. Hermaphrodite. Fruit: Yellow. subglobose/ovoid 1 - 1.2 cm long.


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