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Shea Butter Tree

Vitellaria paradoxa C. F. Gaertn.

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Vitellaria paradoxa (Shea Butter Tree) is a species of tree in the family Sapotaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are listed as vulnerable by IUCN. They are native to Afrotropics. They have simple, broad leaves. Individuals can grow to 4.1 m.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Shea Butter Tree. View this species on GBIF