Balsamocitrus dawei is a deciduous tree, usually growing 6 - 21 metres tall, occasionally to 25 metres[
We have no clear information on the uses of this species, but it would seem that the fruit is likely to be edible, whilst the wood is also used.
East tropical Africa - Uganda.
Rainforests at elevations from 600 - 1,500 metres[
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|Cultivation Status||Ornamental, Wild
Established plants should be tolerant of some drought[
The flesh is presumably edible and has a highly aromatic scent much like the bael fruit[
]. The yellow-orange, ovoid to globose fruit is up to 13cm long and 11cm wide[
The yellow-white wood is even-grained. It is difficult to saw, planing badly, but turning well, taking a good polish, nailing badly but not splitting[
The plant is most easily propagated by grafting onto seedlings of Afraegle chevalieri[
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