Taxon 9: 194
Voorhoeve 897 (WAG)
Especially when young very similar to E. ivorense, but more common in the drier forest types. Bark remains smooth until the tree is very large; bark with vertical lines of lenticels. Slash purplish pink, thick and fairly soft, wet and with wavy ripple marks. Leaves bipinnate, with alternate leaflets, very similar to those of E. ivorense. Note the stalk of the fruit at right angle with its long edge. See also PROTA database. Syn.: Erythrophleum guineense.