Botanical descriptions Habitat and ecology Distribution
|Diagnostic characters :||Large evergreen trees, bark deeply fissured, exudate resinous. Leaves with glabrous domatia. Stipules present, small. Flowers bisexual, yellow. Fruit a winged nut with 2 long wings and 3 short.|
|Habit :||Large evergreen tree up to 40 m tall.|
|Trunk & bark :||Bole straight, bark dark grey brown, deeply fissured.|
|Branches and branchlets or twigs :||Twigs terete, glabrous.|
|Exudates :||Exudate resinous.|
|Leaves :||Leaves simple, alternate and distichous, narrowly ovate to elliptic, apex acute, base rounded, domatia present, glabrous, margin entire.|
Primary veins single, secondary and tertiary veins oblique.
Stipules present, tiny, free, not encircling the twig.
|Inflorescences or flowers :||Flowers yellow, arranged in a many-flowered inflorescence, terminal or in the upper leaf axils, bisexual, pedicels up to 3 mm long.|
|Fruits :||Fruit a winged nut, up to 6 cm long, with 2 long and 3 short wings, not splitting open, body smooth.|
|Seeds :||Seed 1.|
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