IUCN threat status:

Not evaluated

Comprehensive Description

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Botanical Description

Bole: Medium. To 20 m. Bark: NR. Slash: NR. Leaf: Simple. Opposite. Petiole: 0.2 - 1 cm. Channelled. Lamina: Medium. 6 - 14 × 3.5 - 8 cm. Elliptic. Cuneate/cordate. Acute/apiculate/rounded. Entire. Hairy/glabrous. Simple; stellate; branched. Domatia: Absent. Glands: Pellucid glands in leaf. Stipules: Absent. Thorns & Spines: Absent. Flower: Pale purple/white. Infloresence to 15 cm long. Terminal panicle. Hermaphrodite. Fruit: Globose woody warty 5-valved capsule. 3.5 cm in diameter.


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