African Plant Database

Dombeya kirkii Mast.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 1: 227 (1868)
Information on the genus : Dombeya
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dombeya gillettii Gilli (1970)
=Dombeya mukole Sprague (1906)
=Dombeya warneckei Engl. (1907)
=Dombeya gilgiana K. Schum. (1895)
=Dombeya gilgiana var. scaberula K. Schum.
=Dombeya laxiflora K. Schum. (1900)
=Dombeya kituiensis Baill. ex Hochr. (1926)
=Dombeya umbraculifera K. Schum. (1900)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much-branchet tree to 15 m, sometimes flowering as a shrub ±2-3 m tall.
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Ecology : woodland and bushland, on limestone ridges and rocky slopes; riverine thickets; dry deciduous forest on deep sandy alluvium fringing a seasonal watercourse; forest regrowth; (90-)700-2100 m alt. S. Africa
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Shrub - Ht 1 - 4.57 m. Alt: up to 1000 m. Distribution: KN, LP

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Sterculiaceae : 70 (2007).
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