Sacoglottis gabonensis, Aubrya gabonensis, Houmiri gabonensis, Sacoglottis. Sacoglottis gabonensis seeds
Sacoglottis gabonensis seeds

Sacoglottis gabonensis, Aubrya gabonensis, Houmiri gabonensis

Family: Humiriaceae
Origin: West Africa
Big tree taller than 20 ftFull sunModerate waterEdible plantEthnomedical plant.
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Sacoglottis gabonensis is a large evergreen tree with an immense, heavy-branched crown that can grow 40 metres or more tall.

The fruit is a green to yellow, ellipsoid to globose drupe.

The bark is a popular and much used medicine in West Africa.

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