Walsura monophylla is a shrub or small tree that can grow up to 10 metres tall. The bole size is unknown, but can be 10cm in diameter when the tree is 3 metres tall[
The plant has potential for use in the treatment of cancer and also for planting to reduce pollution in nickel-contaminated soils.
Southeast Asia - Philippines.
Thinly wooded flat land at elevations around 75 metres[
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This species is largely restricted to ultrabasic soils[
Extracts of the plant are proving promising in the treatment of cancer and AIDS in the USA[
The plant can accumulate nickel to concentrations of about 7,000 µg/g[
The wood is quite hard and heavy, without distinctive taste or aroma[
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