Tree with deeply fissured bark and opposite, elliptical leaves. Fruit with three membranous wings.
Large elliptical leaves clustered near branch ends. Fruit with papery wings.
Tree. Alternate, simple, elyptical leaves have smooth margins. Flowers in spikes.
Substantial shade tree found in areas near the beach. The elliptical fruits can float. Large oblong leaves turn red before falling.
Kenya Natural History
Michael J. Plagens, page created 21 Sept. 2015,
updated 15 Jan. 2015
By no means am I an expert on the Natural History of Kenya because I am new to exploring this part of the World. By creating a page for the species as I learn them I am teaching myself, sharing with others and happy to receive feedback from web site visitors.