Corynanthe ituriensis De Wild.
Corynanthe lane-poolei Hutch.
Pausinystalia ituriensis De Wild.
Pausinystalia reticulata Hutch.
Pausinystalia lane-poolei is an evergreen tree that can grow up to 30 metres tall, but is usually smaller. The bole sometimes has short buttresses[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine and source of wood.
Tropical Africa - Sierra Leone, Liberia, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Gabon, DR Congo, Rwanda.
An understorey or sometimes a canopy tree in forests[
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The tree is very floriferous with white flowers that turning purplish pink and have a sickly scent[
The bark is used in the treatment of yaws ( a contagious tropical disease caused by a bacterium that enters skin abrasions and causes small crusted lesions which may develop into deep ulcers)[
The wood is pale brown to pinkish, turning light olive, it shows no clear differentiation between the sapwood and heartwood. It is fairly heavy and hard[
]. The wood is used for carpentry and related applications; household, domestic and personal items; and for poles in traditional buildings[
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