Guild: u

Life form: shrub

Max. height: 2 m (Hawthorne & Jongkind 2004)

Max. diameter: data unavailable

Leaf: opposite, simple, oblong to oblong-elliptic, notophyll (3-4 x 10-12 cm), entire, coriaceous, glabrous; distinctly petiolate

Inflorescence: axillary, fascicle

Flower: data unavailable

Fruit: fleshy, ellipsoid (1.5 x 2.5 cm), densely verrucose; 2 seeds

Other: the slash exudes a yellow latex.


Continent: Upper Guinea endemic Upper Guinea: Guinea Bissau, Sierra Leone Distribution type: continuous, widespread, present in 4 30' cells, distribution range is 617 km Forest type: data unavailable


It is sometimes found by streams (herbarium).


Dispersal: by animals (elephants)

Dispersal: by animals (elephants)

Data sources

FWTA, Engler (1908), Kasparek (2000), Hawthorne & Jongkind (2004)

Data sources

FWTA, Engler (1908), Kasparek (2000), Hawthorne & Jongkind (2004)

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