IUCN threat status:

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Comprehensive Description

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Botanical Description

Bole: Straight. Fluted/slightly buttressed. Small/medium/large. To 30 m. Bark: Pale grey. Smooth/flaking in patches. Slash: Cream with layers of red; discolouring orange. Leaf: Simple. Alternate. Petiole: 0.4 - 0.8 cm. Lamina: Medium. 5 - 17 × 2 - 8 cm. Oblong/elliptic/ovate/lanceolate. Cuneate/rounded. Asymmetrical. 3-nerved. Acuminate. Entire/serrate. Glabrous. Domatia: Absent. Glands: Absent. Stipules: Present. Small. Falling. Linear. 0.2 - 0.6 cm. Thorns & Spines: Absent. Flower: Axillary cymes. Monoecious/dioecious. Flowers small and greenish. Fruit: Dark yellow. Conic-ovoid fleshy drupe. 0.4 - 0.6 × 0.3 - 0.5 cm.


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