Entada duparquetiana Baill.
Newtonia insignis Baill.
Piptadenia duparquetiana (Baill.) Pellegr.
Piptadenia unijuga Pierre ex A.Chev.
Newtonia duparquetiana is a tree with a spreading crown; it can grow 20 - 30 metres tall. The straight bole can be 80 - 100cm in diameter; it is buttressed at the base, sometimes with one or a few stilt-roots; root flanges are well developed at the base of the bole[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use of its wood.
West tropical Africa - Sierra Leone to Cameroon, south to coastal Congo and DR Congo.
Evergreen forest; sandy grounds; granite; ferrugineous soils; 200 - 1,350 metres[
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Although many species within the family Fabaceae have a symbiotic relationship with soil bacteria, this species is said to be devoid of such a relationship and therefore does not fix atmospheric nitrogen[
The brown wood is moderately heavy. It is used as a timber[
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