IUCN threat status:

Near Threatened (NT)

Comprehensive Description

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Botanical Description

Bole: Small. To 15 m. Bark: Brown/black. Slash: NR. Leaf: Even-pinnate. 2 - 5 pairs of leaflets. Alternate. Lflt: Opposite/alternate. Petiole: Rachis winged. Leaflets sessile. Lamina: Small. 1 - 5 × 0.5 - 2 cm. Oblong-lanceolate/ovate. Cuneate. Asymmetric. Obtuse/emarginate. Entire. Glabrous. Domatia: Absent. Glands: Absent. Stipules: Absent. Thorns & Spines: Absent. Flower: Yellow/purple. Axillary racemes 1 - 5 cm long. Dioecious. Fruit: Green becoming red. Globose drupe 0.4 - 0.5 cm in diameter. Mango-like smell when crushed.


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