The native range of this species is Bolivia to Brazil. It is a tree and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome(s). Found in humid forests in transition to subtropical forests. The tree reaches heights up to 40 metres. The trunk is straight and cylindrical. It has very striking yellow flowers and is seen over much of Mato Grosso including the Pantanal. Its timber is used as a durable hardwood.
Similar species: Myrtles, Evening Primroses.
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