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Erythrophleum lasianthum (100 seeds)


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Erythrophleum lasianthum.It is a large tree, about 15 m tall, but can reach up to 23 m in height, with a rounded, spreading crown and drooping foliage. The bark is smooth, greyish brown when young and red-brown, rough and fissured when matured. The leaves are compound, alternate, up to 350 mm long, the 2–4 pairs of pinnae bear 9–13 leaflets each heart-shaped, 20–50 × 13–25 mm long, glossy dark green, hairless, tapering to the tip, with a wavy margin and asymmetric base, and a petiole that is slightly swollen. Sowing : The seeds must first be soaked in hot water, left overnight and planted the next morning in seedling trays. Cover the seeds lightly with river sand and keep moist. Placing a clear glass over the seedling tray can speed up germination. Locality: Ex Hort. Harvest: August 2023