African Plant Database

Dombeya acutangula Cav.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Protologue : Diss. 3, Tertia Diss. Bot. 123. t. 38. f. 2 (1787)
Information on the genus : Dombeya
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dombeya acutangula Cav. subsp. acutangula
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dombeya acutangula var. tiliifolia (Cav.) Arènes
=Dombeya cincinnata K. Schum. (1895)
=Dombeya leucorrhoea K. Schum. (1902)
=Dombeya stuhlmannii K. Schum. (1899)
=Dombeya rubifolia Baill. (1885)
=Dombeya quinquecostata Arènes (1958)
=Dombeya triumfettifolia Bojer (1841)
=Dombeya palmata Cav. (1787)
=Dombeya acutangula var. palmata (Cav.) Arènes (1959)
Taxon infra-specific
Dombeya acutangula Cav. subsp. acutangula
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 8 m, sometimes flowering as a shrub.
Ecology : Various types of woodland, bushland and thicket; sometimes on stream banks or in rocky places; mostly <1200 m alt. (see Seyani in Opera Bot. Belg. 2: 137 for details). Madagascar, Réunion, Mauritius, Rodigues Isl.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Sterculiaceae : 62 (2007).
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Record n°120357 modified 2009-09-02
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