Barteria nigritana is a tree growing from 10 - 20 metres tall. The bole is usually up to 30cm in diameter, occasionally to 50cm[
The plant is harvested from the wild for local medicinal use.
West tropical Africa - Ghana to northwest Angola.
Forest, riversides; sandy places in littoral and sublittoral bush and forest; inner mangrove; at low elevations near the coast[
The plant (part not specified) is used to treat anaemia and toothache[
The bark is used to treat wounds, scabies and itch. After a wash with the decocted bark, the affected area is then dusted with powdered bark[
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