Deinbollia kilimandscharicais a shrub or tree growing 2 - 12 metres tall. The bole is usually unbranched, crowned by a rosette of leaves[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use as a food, medicine and source of wood.
East tropical Africa - Ethiopia, eastern DR Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi.
Evergreen forest, moist or dry riverine forest, and upland rainforest, at elevations from 1,100 - 2,300 metres[
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Fruit - raw[
]. Eaten as a snack[
]. The globose fruit is around 15mm in diameter[
The roots are purgative, They are used as medicine for treating stomach-ache and intestinal worms, and for cleaning the bowels[
The wood is white and not durable[
]. It is used to make spoons[
The wood is used for fuel and to make charcoal[
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