FWTA 1: 487
Bos 2133 (WAG); van Meer 435 (BR, MO, WAG)
Gbaih (Gio) Djogtu (Krahn) oil-bean tree (Liberian english/ local name/ trade name) puaye (Mano) Chebartueh (Sapo)
A fairly large tree with an irregular, often gnarled bole, often forked at low level, with thick, irregular buttresses; common in high forest, older secondary forest and coastal savannas; seeds edible. Leaf bipinnate, with numerous opposite pinnae, each with numerous opposite, rhombic leaflets, the midrib diagonal;stellate hairs on rachis and other parts. The petiole is markedly jointed and swollen at base. Stipules with glands, excreting a clear liquid that is collected by small black ants. See also PROTA database. This species not to be confused with Albizia adianthifolia with similar rhombic leaflets, but Albizia has glands on petiole and rachis.