large seeds from Ahlen, Germany in 2003.
This member of the Meliaceae
family was first given
this name by
Thomas Archibald Sprague in 1910 and it is found in Angola, Botswana, Namibia,
Zambia and Zimbabwe. The flowers are pale green, the fruits hard and 20 centimetres
long (wooden bananas). It will raise to 30 meters, and the stem
can grow to two metres in diameter.