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Bole: Branched. Small. To 10 m. Bark: Rough. Slash: White often orange or yellow markings. Leaf: Simple. Alternate. Petiole: 2 cm. Round. Lamina: Small/medium. 2 - 12 × 2 - 8 cm. Ovate/elliptic. Cuneate/rounded. Obtuse/acuminate/emarginate. Serrate. Glabrous/hairs on midrib beneath. Simple. Domatia: Absent. Glands: Absent. Stipules: Absent. Thorns & Spines: Branched spines on trunk up to 12 cm long. Flower: Axillary racemes or solitary. Dioecious/hermaphrodite. Fruit: Red/red-black fleshy drupe. Globular. To 2.5 cm in diameter with persistent styles.

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