Drypetes deplanchei

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Drypetes deplancheiFamily: Putranjivaceae
Genus: Drypetes
Common names: Yellow Tulip
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This medium sized tree is very common in the reserve, although most plants are still quite young. The species is dioecious and flowered in September, but at that time I could only find male trees. I’ve now found two female trees covered in ripe fruit. The fruit are edible and very attractive to some birds. (January 2008)