Jansen 1408 (BR, K, WAG); van Meer 346 (BR, MO, WAG)
Can grow into a tree of 15 m and 40 cm Ø; tree of the coastal zone and coastal savannas, but also growing in the northern savannas. Twigs loopy, swollen at nodes, often one leaf at a node missing. Leaves simple, opposite, interpetiolar stipules ± type 4 but soon falling; tuft domatia. Wood yellow, the roots used for a yellow dye. See also PROTA database.