Cynometra ulugurensis is a tall evergreen tree[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use of its wood. It is planted for amenity and to provide shade.
The plant has a very restricted range in the Kimboza Forest Reserve (4 km²) at the foot of the Uluguru Mts in Tanzania. The forest is disturbed because of previous logging and the planting of exotic species, including a Cedrela species which has become invasive. The surrounding area is densely populated and the demand for land to cultivate is strong. The plant is classified as 'Endangered' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2013)[
East tropical Africa - Tanzania.
Forests, at elevations around 660 metres[
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The wood is hard and heavy. It is used for building poles, grain mortars, tool handles and stools[
The wood is used for fuel and to make charcoal[
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