This species is closely related to Craterispermum schweinfurthii, and possibly not distinct from it[
Craterispermum brachynematum Hiern
Craterispermum cerinanthum is a shrub or a tree growing up to 18 metres tall, though usually much smaller[
]. The bole can be 40cm in diameter[
The tree is sometimes harvested from the wild as a local source of food.
West tropical Africa - Cote D'Ivoire to Central African Republic, south to Angola.
Understorey of the closed forest, occasionally also in open woodland[
The plant is associated with acidic soils in the wild.
The 10mm thick layer of white bark (inner bark?[
]) is edible[
The whitish wood is hard[
]. It does not have any recorded uses[
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