IUCN threat status:

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Comprehensive Description

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Botanical Description

Bole: Straight/branched. Small/large. To 35 m. Bark: Grey/pale brown. Flaking in large patches. Slash: Pale yellow. Leaf: Even-pinnate; 4 - 6 pairs of leaflets. Alternate. Lflts: Opposite. Petiole: 6 - 32 cm. Lamina: Small/medium. 2 - 9 × 1.5 - 6 cm. Ovate/elliptic. Cuneate. Obtuse/emarginate. Entire. Glabrous. Domatia: Absent. Glands: Glands at leaflet base. Stipules: Small. 0.3 cm long. Persistant. Thorns & Spines: Absent. Flower: Green with one red petal; fragrant. Erect raceme. Fruit: Large thick woody pods. Seeds black with a red aril. 2 - 3.4 × 0.9 - 1.7 cm.


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