Landolphia foretii Jum.
Landolphia klainei Pierre
Landolphia mannii is a very vigorous climbing shrub with stems that can be 35 metres long and 50cm in diameter near the base[
A useful latex is sometimes harvested from the wild plants and used locally. The plant also provides an edible fruit, though it is not widely appreciated.
Western tropical Africa - Nigeria to Angola.
Diverse forest types, from swampy to dry, and also in open sites, at elevations up to 800 metres[
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The fruit pulp is edible, though it is astringent and acid[
A latex used to make rubber can be obtained from the stem[
]. The plant contains a latex which may be very sparse or abundant, useless or coagulating to a good rubber[
]. In Sierra Leone it was the source of a product known as jawe, false jawe or Manoh twist[
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