Bull. MNHN Paris sér. 4, 11: 459
Harley 1783 (K); Jongkind 6354 (WAG)
Boh (Gio) Sieta (Krahn) Yennatueh (Sapo)
Medium sized tree to 25 m and 60 cm Ø; usually a river border tree with an irregular, fluted, short stem with adventitious roots; bark smooth, very thin; slash brown. with white latex; dense crown with a yellowish tinge; leaves initially reddish-brown pubescent beneath, later silvery; usually more than 20 pairs of laterals; fine nerves ± traverse scalariform. Fruits when ripe yellowish, pointed, ± 6 cm. IN FFCI the variety “aubrevillei” is recognized, the fruits having a more rounded base then the usually tapered ends of C. africanum. See also PROTA database. Syn.: Chrysophyllum delevoyi.