FWTA 1: 702
Bos 2118 (BR, K, WAG); Jongkind 6707 (WAG)
A common riverside tree with a twisted stem, found in all forest types but in montane areas sometimes quite gregarious in the understory. Usually a small tree but sometimes reaching 50 cm Ø. Smooth blackish brown bark; slash red, scented. Big, 5-angled, brown fruits of about 10 cm long with ridges at the corners, opening with 5 leathery valves; big angular seeds of 3.5 – 4.5 cm, locally used to make soap. Tree with very long leaves clustered at the end of the twigs, up to 100 cm long and up to 20 pairs of leaflets, red when flushing out.