Xylopia aff. hypolampra
Fl. Gabon 16: 177
Jongkind 5544 (WAG); Jongkind 6238 (WAG)
Leaves simple, alternate; no stipules; leaves with silky sheen beneath, densely silky hairy beneath. Leaves small, 6 x 1 – 1.5 cm, with very short petiole, cordate/rounded at base, lanceolate. Bark not peelable. Tree to 25 m, sometimes a liana; slash fibrous, frgrant. Young twigs densely pubescent with shallow ridges between nodes; these disappear on older twigs, that develop very fine white dots. See also PROTA database. Syn.: Xylopia aff. hypolampra.