Large deciduous tree. Leaves with 4-7 pairs of pinnae; leaflets in 6-19 pairs per pinna, linear-oblong, hairless or nearly so; rhachis with glands between each pair of pinnae. Flowers in axillary spikes up to 9 cm long, creamy-white. Pods up to 30 cm long, flat, wine-red when mature, splitting on one side and opening out flat. Seeds up to 6 cm long surrounded by a reddish-brown papery wing.
Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-14
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M.(2014). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Newtonia hildebrandtii var. hildebrandtii. http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=126410, retrieved 20 December 2014