Small to medium-sized, deciduous tree(7 to 9M) with its small, creamy white to yellow flowers and aromatic leaves.
The fruit are edible.
The leaves of this tree are eaten by antelope. The fruits also attract many different bird species and monkeys. Bark used for making tea, rope, dye, a decoction against head and stomache ache, wood used for making stools and grain pestles and charcoal.
When in flower and in fruit my tree is visited all day by birds and monkeys and at night by bush babies.