Camerunia penduliflora (K.Schum.) Boiteau
Conopharyngia penduliflora (K.Schum.) Stapf
Tabernaemontana penduliflora is a shrub or a tree usually growing up to 8 metres tall, occasionally to 12 metres[
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine and source of wood and fibre.
West tropical Africa - Nigeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon, Congo, DR Congo.
Understorey of high forests[
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The latex is used to treat colds and wounds[
The roots are used to treat malaria[
The fruit juice is applied to wounds[
The bark is made into rough rope[
A latex is obtained from the plant. It is used medicinally[
The trunk is used for the posts of traditional houses[
]. The wood is very soft. It is used for making small blackboards because it is so soft that letters written on it can be easily erased[
The wood serves as fuel[
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