FWTA 2: 35; Flore Mt Nimba 3: 932
Adam 21060 (P)
Tree of gallery forests with the characteristic Anthocleista habit.To 15 m tall and 40 cm ©; branches often armed with 2 erect spines above the leaf axils. Leaves opposite and entire; petiole 1 – 9 cm long. Blade oblong-elliptical to obovate-elliptical, 9 – 35 cm × 5 – 17 cm, much longer in young trees. Margin entire, apex rounded, base cordate/obtuse/cuneate. Fruit an ellipsoid berry with any seeds, 3.5 – 5 cm long, dark green. See also PROTA database.