Mark E. Olson.
This member of the Moringaceae family was
given this name by Heinrich Gustav Adolf Engler in 1902. It is found
only in cultivated in south western Madagascar, growing in a well
drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The stem
can grow to one meter in diameter, and the tree can reach a height
of 20 metres. The flowers are white to cream coloured.
Named after the botanist
Hildebrandt, who collected the first specimen in 1880.