Dialium dinklagei

Leguminosae Caes
Habit
Tree
Fern
No
Predominant Habitat
Forest
Geographic Distribution
Liberia
IUCN Red-List
Not assessed
Synonyms
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Author (Species)
Harms
Rank
-
Taxon
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Author (Sub Species/Variant)
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Literature
FWTA 1: 449
Vouchers
Jansen 1661 (WAG); van Meer 87 (WAG)
Common Name(s)
Not Known
Notes
A tree found widespread in Liberia, but growing tallest in the northern regions, to 30 m high and 90 cm Ø. Deep crown with ascending branches. Base with heavy root swellings, low, rarely high buttresses; bark smooth, transversely striate. Slash about 8 mm thick, the outer layer yellow, granular, the inner layer reddish, brittle, slowly exuding a red juice that solidifies black. Very fine ripple marks visible. Leaves impari-pinnate with 7 - 10 pairs of (sub)opposite leaflets + terminal leaflet. Fruit globular - ovoid, 1 - 1.5 cm long, densely bright brown velutinous, containing one seed.