Life form: large herb Max. height: 1 m (herbarium) Max. diameter: data unavailable Leaf: simple, elliptic, mesophyll (5-5.5 x 20 cm), entire, coriaceous, reddish beneath Inflorescence: at the top of leafy shoots, branched (paniculate)
Flower: data unavailable Fruit: fleshy, oblong (2 cm long), red Seed: shiny brown
Other: sterile specimens are easily confounded with R. africana.
FWTA, Hawthorne (1995a)
Continent: Upper Guinea endemic Upper Guinea: Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana Distribution type: present in 4 30' cells Forest type: wet evergreen forest
Found in moist places of dense forests (e.g. by streams). On sandy soils (herbarium).
It tends to form clumps.
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