FWTA 1: 41
Dinklage 2006 (A, BR)
Small tree to 20 m, with stilt roots; in swampy terrain and along river borders; bark brownish-grey, lenticellated. Slash brownish-red, fibrous. Wood orange-brown. Leaves thinly coriaceous, green above, beneath slightly bluish-green. Young leaves bright red-brown. Fruits less and larger than those of Xylopia acutiflora; fruits green or reddish brown or deep red purplish, shiny or black outside, inside pink. Aril red. See also PROTA database.