Piptadenia pervillei Vatke
Entada pervillei is a tree that usually grows up to 15 metres tall, with occasional specimens up to 30 metres[
The tree is sometimes harvested from the wild for local use of its wood.
Africa - northern and western Madagascar.
Evergreen humid forest and seasonally dry deciduous woodland, on sandy or limestone soils, at elevations up to 700 metres[
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Found in the wild in sandy and limestone soils[
In a screening test of extracts of Madagascan plants, this species has shown some antiplasmodial activity[
The heartwood is red, the sapwood white[
]. The wood is used for making the hull and other parts of canoes, for paddles and for the construction of stilt houses[
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