sycomorus ssp. L.
gnaphalocarpa (Miq.) C.C.Berg
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Places where this species can be found :
- Yapei (c. 30km SW Tamale) - NSBPGHANA
- Larabanga - Mole Road - NSBPGHANA
- Mole National Park - NSBPGHANA
Location(Bridge over White Volta towards Kumasi from Tamale). Thicket vegetation along the banks of the White Volta.
NotesTree, 4 - 5m tall and about 20cm dbh. Stem barl skightly smooth. Slash reddish and fibrous with milky sticky latex. Fruit globose, fleshy, many seeded . Young leaves, terminal buds and fruits covered with white dense hairs. Undersurface of older leaves rough like sand paper.