Johimbe - family Rubiaceae: Djombe, Idagbon, Gabo, Endone uri icon


  • Every green tree which can grow up to 30-35 m and 30-60cm wide with ternate vegetative and generative ramification.The bark,4-10mm thick crack in furrows; stem is cleared of branches from the base to a length of 10-20m depending on the tree height; leaves have petioles up to 5mm long;they are whole opposite,glabroous,obovate,cuneat at the base ;flowers build up to an inflorescene (of white flowers) at the top or at the side,firm stipules at the base; fruit are dehiscent capsules

publication date

  • 2007