Leea  guineense G.Don

Sub-Family: Not available
English Name: Burgundy Plant
Synonym: Leea bipinnata Boivin
Common Name: Not available
Flowering & Fruiting Period: May-August
Distribution: Indo-Malesia and Africa
Habitat: Evergreen forests
Uses: Ornamental. The pounded root is applied externally to rheumatism, localised oedema, as well as to abscesses and furuncles, to mature them, and to wounds as a haemostatic and to promote healing. Essential oils, consisting of complex mixtures, are obtained from both the wood and the leaves.
Key Characteristics: Shrubs. Leaves bipinnate, leaflets ovate-lanceolate. Flowers crimson red, densely packed. Calyx and corolla glabrous. Staminal tube shortly notched at apex. Berry 6-lobed.