This species has often been confused with Kirkia tenuifolia[
Kirkia burgeri is a semideciduous shrub or a tree with a spreading or rounded crown; it can grow from 3 - 8 metres tall[
The tree is a useful local source of wood and fuel, being harvested from the wild.
Although confined to a relatively small area in northeastern Africa, the species is not uncommon; it is classified as 'Least Concern' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2011)[
East tropical Africa - Ethiopia, Somalia.
Dense deciduous bushland on limestone or gypsum at elevations from 450 - 1,400 metres[
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The wood is used for making tools and implements[
The wood is a useful source of fuel and charcoal[
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