Alafia multiflora grows as a liana up to 40 metres (130 ft) long, with a stem diameter of up to 18 centimetres (7.1 in). Its fragrant flowers feature a white corolla, often green outside. Habitat is riverine forest, from sea-level to 750 metres (2,460 ft) altitude. Local medicinal uses include as a treatment for wounds, ulcers and abdominal pains. The plant has been used as arrow poison. A. multiflora is found in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Cameroon, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Gabon, Republic of Congo and Democratic Republic of Congo.
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