grandiflora (Vahl) Hutch. & Dalz.
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Places where this species can be found :
- Diare (Tamale - Bolgatanga road) - NSBPGHANA
- Mole National Park - NSBPGHANA
- Morago River Forest Reserve - NSBPGHANA
LocationRiver bank; along Park Head Office to Lovi Camp road.
NotesLarge tree, about 15-20m tall and 40cm dbh, with spreading crown; flowers and fruits project above the crown. Outer stem bark light brown and with scars deeper in colour. Flowers white, pale-green within. Fruits are brown woody pods, about 20cm long and 8cm wide shaped like the sole a shoe. Fruits split open explosively to release the seeds.