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Botanical Description

Bole: Straight/stilt roots. Large. To 40 m. Bark: Yellow/green/grey. Smooth. Slash: Yellow/orange latex. Leaf: Simple. Opposite. Petiole: 0.5 - 2 cm. Lamina: Small/medium. 5 - 12.5 × 1 - 5 cm. Oblong/elliptic/lanceolate. Cuneate. Acuminate/obtuse. Entire. Glabrous. Domatia: Absent. Glands: Resin canals not visible. Stipules: Absent. Thorns & Spines: Absent. Flower: Red. Terminal cymes on short lateral branches. Hermaphrodite. Fruit: Green/red/brown. Ellipsoid/globose. 1.5 - 4.5 cm long; 2 - 3.5 cm in diameter. Warty.

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