Xylopia antunesii Engl. & Diels
Xylopicrum odoratissimum (Welw. ex Oliv.) Kuntze
Xylopia odoratissima is a much-branched, spreading evergreen shrub or small tree growing from 2 - 9 metres tall[
The plant is sometimes used locally, harvested from the wild to make a stimulating drink. The flowers have a very pleasant and very fragrant aroma[
Southern Africa - Angola, southern DR Congo, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Brachystegia woodland, old cultivations; xerophilous thickets and in rocky places; open Baikiaea woodland, usually on sand or rocky ground; at elevations from 900 - 1,680 metres[
The flowers are very fragrant. They are harvested when scarcely open, then infused in tepid water to make a stimulating and somewhat narcotic drink[
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