Enantia kummeriae Engl. & Diels
Annickia kummeriae is a tree growing 25 - 30 metres tall.
The tree is harvested locally for its wood, which is the source of a red dye.
Found only in an area of around 500 square kilometres in Tanzania, and in only 5 locations within that area, the species is threatened by habitat destruction and has been listed as 'Endangered' in the IUCN Red List(2009)[
Tropical east Africa - Tanzania.
Lowland and submontane forest[
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The bark produces a yellow dye which is used as a spice for soup[
A red dye is obtained from the wood[
The bark produces a yellow dye which is used for colouring mats[
The bright yellow wood is straight grained and splits easily[
]. It is used for building poles, wooden spoons, tool handles and firewood[
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