tetraphylla (Aublet) R.Howard
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Places where this species can be found :
- Morne Gazo - GRENADA
Description30m tree with horizontal layers of branches; leaves obovate, clustered, blades 5-9cm, rounded to notched at tip, tapering to petiole; twigs swollen and scarred where lvs clustered; flowers <5mm long in spikes <2cm long. peduncles 5-15mm. Fts ellipsoid 15-30mm long, with v. ridged stone.
InterestLight satiny wood good for furniture, once used to make bedsteads.
CollectorW.D. Hawthorne, S.Cable & D. Jules
LocationAlong main nature trail.
NotesTree 22 m tall. BARK: brown, smooth to flaky higher on bole. SLASH: fibrous, custard yellow, no scent. LEAVES: new flush. NB. photos do not adequately show the yellow in the slash.