Chionanthus niloticus

Chionanthus niloticus


Oleaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern


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IUCN Red-List


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Notes

Shrub or small tree of gallery forests, to 15 m high and 40 cm Ø. Leaves opposite, up to 18 x 8 cm; 8 – 10 pairs of laterals, prominent beneath, with glandular pits and/or hair domatia in the axils; leaf pitted beneath with numerous small pits. Fruit ellipsoid, about 2 x 1.2 cm. Syn.: Linociera nilotica

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