IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)

Comprehensive Description

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Botanical Description

Bole: Small/medium/large. To 30 m. Bark: White/pale grey. Smooth fibrous. Slash: NR. Leaf: Digitate; 5-leaflets. Opposite. Petiole: 6 - 12 cm. Petiolules: 0.5 - 2 cm. Lamina: Medium. 7 - 18 × 3 - 9 cm. Elliptic/oblong-lanceolate. Cuneate. Acuminate. Entire/serrate. Glabrous above/hairy on veins beneath. Simple. Domatia: NR. Glands: Glandular-punctate. Stipules: Absent. Thorns & Spines: Absent. Flower: Axillary cymes. Pale blue/white. Fruit: Ellipsoid; black; 0.9 - 1.1 × 0.7 cm.


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