African Plant Database

Dombeya buettneri K. Schum.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: 133 (1892)
Information on the genus : Dombeya
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dombeya squarrosa Engl. (1910)
=Dombeya bagshawei Baker f. (1905)
=Dombeya claessensii De Wild. (1928)
=Dombeya elskensii De Wild. (1928)
=Dombeya emarginata E. A. Bruce (1932)
=Dombeya kandoensis De Wild. & Staner (1932)
=Dombeya mildbraedii Engl. (1910)
=Dombeya pedunculata K. Schum. (1895)
=Dombeya quarrei De Wild. (1927)
=Dombeya robynsii De Wild. (1927)
=Dombeya seretii De Wild. (1907)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 1,5-6(-9) m tall or small tree to 10 m; branchlets covered with dense, long hairs.
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Ecology : Secondary forest, edges of riparian forest; a forest precursor in various types of secondary communities; Combretum-Terminalia- wooded grassland with tall Hyparrhenia, on rocky hillsides and outcrops; 150-2200 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Sterculiaceae : 63 (2007).
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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carte afrique num 120347
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