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Tabernaemontana coffeoides grows as a shrub or small tree up to 10 metres (33 ft) tall, with a trunk diameter of up to 20 centimetres (7.9 in). Its fragrant flowers feature white corolla lobes. Habitat is on dunes or rocks in dry forest, bush or savanna from sea-level to 1,300 metres (4,300 ft) altitude. Local medicinal uses include for weight loss and to combat fatigue. T. coffeoides is native to Seychelles, Comoros and Madagascar. It is also rich in pharmacologically interesting indole alkaloids.
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