Dialium zenkeri is possibly conspecific with Dialium guineense Willd[
Dialium acuminatum De Wild.
Dialium laurentii De Wild.
Dialium zenkeri is a tree that can grow up to 40 metres or more. The cylindrical bole is sometimes more or less deeply grooved, it can be up to 100cm in diameter[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use of its wood.
A small to large tree up to 40 m tall with bole up to 100 cm in diameter, occurring in Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo and DR Congo[
Tropical Africa - Cameroon, southern Central African Republic, Congo, DR Congo.
Riparian; periodically flooded forests; sometimes in forest on firm ground[
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The dark pinkish-brown wood is fairly heavy and fairly hard, It is suitable for purposes such as construction (including in contact with fresh water), heavy flooring, turnery, railway sleepers, tool handles, exterior panelling and joinery, sliced veneer[
The wood is used for fuel and to make charcoal[
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