Fagara braunii Engl.
Fagara deremensis Engl.
Zanthoxylum deremense is a deciduous, straggling shrub or small tree growing 8 - 12 metres tall The bole can be 25cm in diameter, armed with spinose bosses[
The tree is harvested from the wild and used locally as a source of medicines, timber and fuel.
The plant is classified as 'Vulnerable' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2011)[
Tropical east Africa - Tanzania, Malawi.
Montane evergreen rain-forest in understorey and in more or less open patches at elevations from 800 -1,900 metres[
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A dioecious species, both male and female forms need to be grown if seed is required.
The bark is used in the treatment of fevers, coughs, malaria, rheumatism and general body pains[
The wood is used for tool handles, spoons and bows[
The wood can be used for fuel and making charcoal[
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