Guild: sw

Life form: medium-sized to large tree Max. height: 35 m (Voorhoeve 1965) Max. diameter: 115 cm (Voorhoeve 1965) Leaf: opposite, simple, suborbicular to obovate, macrophyll (x 10-40 cm), slightly undulate, coriaceous, medium green above, paler green beneath, scattered hairs on midrib and nerves, leaves of young trees and saplings often more elliptic and slightly more pubescent Inflorescence: axillary or terminal, cymose, flowerheads 1.5-2 cm across Flower: small; corolla white, tube-shaped Fruit: infructescence 1.3-2.3 cm across formed by numerous amphora-shaped capsules (5-8 mm); many seeds

Seed: small (1.5 mm), flat, slightly winged Other: a rather narrow, slender-boled, unbuttressed, deep-crowned tree, with conspicuous, large leaves. It is often found in village swamplands and riversides. The flush of new leaves is red. It produces knee roots a few cms in height. As mud builds up around the knee roots, they branch, to form compound structures. Wood density is 0.55 g/cm3.

Was this article helpful?

0 0
Oplan Termites

Oplan Termites

You Might Start Missing Your Termites After Kickin'em Out. After All, They Have Been Your Roommates For Quite A While. Enraged With How The Termites Have Eaten Up Your Antique Furniture? Can't Wait To Have Them Exterminated Completely From The Face Of The Earth? Fret Not. We Will Tell You How To Get Rid Of Them From Your House At Least. If Not From The Face The Earth.

Get My Free Ebook

Post a comment