Baphia radcliffei Baker f.
Baphiopsis stuhlmannii Taub.
Baphiopsis parviflora is a shrub or tree growing from 2.5 - 15 metres tall. The plant is often leaning, sprawling or even horizontal[
The tree is too small and poorly shaped to be of any commercial importance for its timber, but it is harvested from the wild for local use[
]. The tree is sometimes grown as an ornamental and to provide shade[
Tropical Africa - Cameroon to Uganda, south to Gabon, DR Congo and Burundi.
Understorey of swamp and rain forests; coastal thickets on sand; at elevations up to 1,310 metres[
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|Cultivation Status||Ornamental, Wild
The wood is hard. It is used for the handles of implements and tools such as hoes, axes and saws[
The wood is used for fuel and to make charcoal[
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