Piptadenia glandulifera Pellegr.
Newtonia glandulifera is a medium-sized to fairly large tree that can grow up to 40 metres tall. The bole can be unbranched for 20 - 25 metres and up to 150cm in diameter; it often has small buttresses at the base[
The wood is harvested from the wild for local use.
West tropical Africa - Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, DR Congo, northern Angola.
A canopy tree in evergreen forest[
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The wood is heavy and tough. It is suitable for construction, flooring, joinery, interior trim, ship building, vehicle bodies, mine props, furniture, cabinet work, handles, ladders, sporting goods, toys, novelties, agricultural implements, food containers, carvings, turnery, veneer and plywood[
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