FWTA 1: 293
Baldwin 11183 (K); Voorhoeve 855 (WAG)
symphonia (Liberian english/ local name/ trade name)
A medium-sized tree of 25 m tall and 75 cm Ø, in swamps and low lying flatlands; base usually with stilt roots; crown of short, horizontal, whorled branches. Bark fairly smooth, slash pale yellow, with pale yellow latex. Leaves simple, opposite, with numerous fine parallel laterals without resin ducts in between. Flowers in red clusters. Leaves smaller than those of Pentadesma, lacking resin ducts. See also PROTA database. Syn.: Symphonia gabonensis.