FWTA 1: 725
Voorhoeve 709 (WAG)
A fair sized tree of the moist semi deciduous forest, to 25 m tall and 100 cm Ø, irregular stem; buttresses or fluted base, the fluted reaching up to 5 m. Bark grayish or reddish, finely longitudinally ribbed; slash thin, pale pinkish brown outside with orange grit and a strong medicinal smell. Twigs slightly flattened below the nodes, lenticellate. Leaves with 7 – 18 subopposite or alternate, oblong lanceolate, slightly falcate leaflets. Rachis slightly broadened just below the leaflets; margin mostly entire. Fruit a 2 – 3 lobed capsule like an inflated membrane, about 3 cm big, finely pinkish hairy outside, bright red inside. Seedlings with winged petioles often abundant near the mother tree. Found in NW Liberia at higher altitudes, on rocky soils, gregarious.See also PROTA database.