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Useful Tropical Plants

Cynometra megalophylla

Harms

Fabaceae

+ Synonyms

Common Name:

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General Information

Cynometra megalophylla is a medium-sized tree that can grow 12 - 20 metres tall. The bole can be up to 100cm in diameter, though it is often multi-stemmed and branching from low down[
332
Title
The Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa.
Publication
 
Author
Burkil. H. M.
Publisher
Royal Botanic Gardens; Kew.
Year
1985 - 2004
ISBN
 
Description
Brief descriptions and details of the uses of over 4,000 plants. A superb, if terse, resource, it is also available electronically on the Web - see http://www.aluka.org/
].
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use of its wood.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

West tropical Africa -Sierra Leone, Liberia, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria

Habitat

River-banks, often gregarious[
332
Title
The Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa.
Publication
 
Author
Burkil. H. M.
Publisher
Royal Botanic Gardens; Kew.
Year
1985 - 2004
ISBN
 
Description
Brief descriptions and details of the uses of over 4,000 plants. A superb, if terse, resource, it is also available electronically on the Web - see http://www.aluka.org/
].

Properties

HabitTree
Height16.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The wood is used for construction, carpentry and related applications[
332
Title
The Useful Plants of West Tropical Africa.
Publication
 
Author
Burkil. H. M.
Publisher
Royal Botanic Gardens; Kew.
Year
1985 - 2004
ISBN
 
Description
Brief descriptions and details of the uses of over 4,000 plants. A superb, if terse, resource, it is also available electronically on the Web - see http://www.aluka.org/
].

Propagation

Seed -
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