African Plant Database

Dombeya burgessiae Gerrard ex Harv.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Protologue : Fl. Cap. (Harvey) 2: 590 (1862) 
Information on the genus : Dombeya
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dombeya elegans K. Schum. (1900) p.p.
=Assonia sparmannioides Hiern (1896)
=Dombeya sparmannioides (Hiern) K. Schum. (1900)
=Dombeya calantha K. Schum. (1900)
=Dombeya burgessiae var. crenulata Szyszyl.
=Dombeya antunesii Exell & Mendonça (1939)
=Dombeya auriculata K. Schum. (1902)
=Dombeya burttii Exell (1939)
=Dombeya concinna K. Schum. (1900)
=Dombeya dawei Sprague (1906)
=Dombeya endlichii Engl. & K. Krause (1912)
=Dombeya gamwelliae Exell (1932)
=Dombeya globiflora Staner (1935)
=Dombeya greenwayi Wild (1959)
=Dombeya johnstonii Baker (1898)
=Dombeya kindtiana De Wild. (1901)
=Dombeya lasiostylis K. Schum. (1900)
=Dombeya mastersii Hook. f.
=Dombeya nairobensis Engl. (1907)
=Dombeya nyasica Exell (1939)
=Dombeya parvifolia K. Schum. (1900)
=Dombeya platypoda K. Schum. (1900)
=Dombeya rosea Baker f. (1911)
=Dombeya sphaerantha Gilli (1970)
=Dombeya tanganyikensis Baker f. (1897)
=Dombeya trichoclada Mildbr. (1934)
=Dombeya velutina De Wild. & Staner (1932)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 2-4(-6) m tall.
Ecology : Forest edges; open forest; early stages of forest regrowth; semievergreen bushland on rocky sites; riverine vegetation (Kenya); 750-2400(-3000) m alt. The species shows some resistance to fire (see o.c.:138). S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Shrub - Ht 0.91 - 4.09 m. Alt: 45 - 1675 m. Distribution: KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Sterculiaceae : 64 (2007).
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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Record n°120330 modified 2007-01-15
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