Botanical Name: Corynanthe pachyceras
Common Names: False Yohimbe
Habitat :Corynanthe pachyceras is native to West tropical Africa – Sierra Leone to Central African Republic, south to Gabon and Zaire.It grows as an understorey tree in forests.
Corynanthe pachyceras is a tree with a low-branching spreading crown growing up to 21 metres tall. The bole is fluted and twisted, up to 2 metres in diameter. is native to The tree is gathered from the wild for local medicinal use.
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Propagation : Through seeds.
The bark is said to have strong febrifuge properties. It is used internally used as a tea for feverish states and the common cold, and as an adjuvant for minor hypertension. It is claimed to be aphrodisiac and recommended for erectile dysfunction. In the Central African Republic, a macerate of the branch bark is drunk in palm wine as an aphrodisiac and as an agent for staying awake
Other Uses: The sap-wood is cream-coloured, the heart-wood reddish when fresh turning to yellow.
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