Life form: large tree
Max. height: 45 m (Voorhoeve 1965)
Max. diameter: 120 cm (Voorhoeve 1965)
Leaf: alternate, paripinnately compound, 4-8
leaflets, leaflet elliptic, oblong or obovate (2.5-5.5 x
5-10 cm), entire, herbaceous
Inflorescence: terminal, branched (raceme or panicle, 6-25 cm long)
Flower: small; corolla white
Fruit: dry dehiscent, slightly appressed globose
(6 x 7 cm), woody, smooth, grey; numerous seeds
Seed: winged, very thin, including the wing 2-2.5
cm x 3.5-5 cm, bright brown
Other: an emergent, buttressed tree. The stem is slender and the crown small, until the upper canopy is reached, whereupon it diverts much of its energy to lateral growth.
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