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Bole: Straight/buttressed. Large. To 45 m. Bark: Grey. Smooth/rough. Slash: Pink/red. Fibrous/granular. Hisses when cut to the wood. Leaf: Simple. Alternate. Petiole: 0.5 - 1 cm. Lamina: Small/medium. 5.5 - 12 × 1.5 - 3.5 cm. Elliptic/lanceolate. Cuneate/rounded. Acuminate/acute. Entire. Glabrous/hairy beneath. Domatia: NR. Glands: 2 glands on the upper side of the petiole or at the junction of the petiole with the blade. Stipules: Present. Falling. 2 × 0.2 cm. Thorns & Spines: Absent. Flower: White/pink. Terminal/axillary. Hermaphrodite. Fruit: Brown with white spots. Ellipsoid drupe. 5 × 3.2 cm.


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