Triclisia macrophylla is a climbing shrub producing stems 10 - 20 metres long[
The plant is sometimes harvested from the wild for local medicinal use.
Although widespread, it is rare within its range, and the subpopulations are severely fragmented. As most of the collections were from low lying areas it is highly probable that many of these subpopulations have already disappeared because of forest clearance. The plant is classified as 'Critically Endangered' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2011)[
West tropical Africa - Sierra Leone, Liberia, Cote D'Ivoire, ?Cameroon.
Lowland and submontane rainforests at elevations up to 1,500 metres[
|Conservation Status||Critically Endangered
A dioecious species, both male and female forms need to be grown if fruit and seed are required[
A root decoction is drunk to treat hernia[
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