Native range is West Tropical Africa to South Sudan and North West Tanzania. It is found in forests, often at edges, riverine or at lakesides; 900–1600 m.
Tree up to 20 m tall with wide-spreading crown.
LEAVES: Evergreen, Simple, Alternate/spirals.
FLOWERS: Showy fragrant white flowers, just below leaves.
FRUIT: Fig yellow-orange/reddish.
Edible: fruit. https://plants.jstor.org/stable/10.5555/al.ap.upwta.4_316
An ornamental tree.
Agroforestry: bark is used as fodder for animals.
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