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Uapaca kirkiana

Uapaca kirkianaCommon Name: Wild loquat
Uapaca kirkiana is a small to medium-sized evergreen or semi-deciduous tree with spreading multiple branches forming a dense rounded crown. The trunk is short and stout, attaining a height of 5-12 m and diameter of 5-25 cm. The bark is dark grey or grey-brown, thick and deeply fissured. Branchlets short, thick with prominent leaf scars. The young shoots are covered with creamy-brown hairs.
Leaves are simple and alternately arranged in clusters concentrated at the ends of branchlets. …Read more