Uvariodendron gorgonis is an evergreen tree that can grow 6 - 12 metres tall. The bole is fluted. The flowers are produced along the trunk and branches[
The tree has a small native range and is threatened by habitat loss due to forest loss and degradation (expanding agriculture, mining, fuelwood, charcoal, etc). The plant is classified as 'Endangered' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2013)[
East tropical Africa - southern Kenya, northern Tanzania.
Lowland moist evergreen rain-forest, usually on limestone outcrops; at elevations from 180 - 500 metres[
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Most parts of the plant are lemon-scented[
The wood is light in weight. It is used for building poles, tool handles, beds, bows and withies[
The wood is used for fuel[
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