Cynometra engleri is an evergreen tree that can grow from 12 - 21 metres tall. Sometimes it can be more shrubby in habit, growing just 4 - 6 metres tall[
The tree is harvested from the wild for its wood, which is used locally and also traded.
A species exploited for its timber and found only in the Sigi valley at the foot of the East Usambara Mountains in Tanzania. The plant is classified as 'Vulnerable' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2013)[
]. The tree is planted for amenity and to provide shade[
East tropical Africa - Tanzania.
Riverine forests at elevations from 100 - 300 metres[
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The wood is hard and heavy. It is used for timber, tool handles and poles[
The wood is used for fuel and to make charcoal[
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