Life form: medium-sized to large tree
Max. height: 35 m (herbarium)
Max. diameter: 35 cm (herbarium)
Leaf: alternate, pinnately compound, 10-12 leaflets, oblong to lanceolate, notophyll (3.8-4 x 8-18 cm), entire, pubescent beneath
Inflorescence: dioecious, axillary, branched
(approx. 12 cm long)
Flower: large (petals 2 x 3.5 cm); corolla cream-coloured, dish-shaped, 6-merous; very fragrant Fruit: dry dehiscent (capsule) (2 cm in diameter), greyish pink; 6 seeds
Seed: large (1.3 x 0.7 cm), plano-convex, black with orange-red aril
Other: it has a rough, dark grey bark.
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