Eurypetalum unijugum is an evergreen tree; it can grow up to 20 metres tall. The bole is fluted, with small buttresses[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use of its wood.
Although widespread in Cameroon, the rarity of this species makes it vulnerable to forest clearance. At S. Bakundu, yam farming has threatened the forest, while at Campo, extensive illegal commercial logging has been observed. The plant is classified as 'Vulnerable' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2011)[
West tropical Africa - southern Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea.
Evergreen rain-forests, at elevations up to 400 metres[
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The heartwood is red; it is clearly demarcated from the white sapwood. The wood is probably used locally for construction, joinery and carpentry. In Gabon it is considered durable and used for house construction[
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