Entandrophragma bussei is a deciduous tree with a spreading crown; it can grow from 10 - 20 metres tall[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine and source of wood.
East tropical Africa - Burundi, Tanzania.
Deciduous Commiphora thicket, often with Cordyla densiflora, Adansonia digitata; deciduous woodland and bushland; at elevations from 785 - 1,220 metres[
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The bark is used in cases of problems of milk production in nursing mothers[
The reddish brown wood is heavy. It works easily and takes a good finish, but does not take nails well. The wood is used locally for making furniture, beehives and milk containers. It is suitable for construction, flooring, joinery, interior trim, ship building, vehicle bodies, toys, novelties, boxes, crates, turnery, veneer and plywood[
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