African Plant Database

Sterculia africana (Lour.) Fiori var. africana
Family : Sterculiaceae
Information on the genus : Sterculia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sterculia triphaca R. Br.
 Sterculia africana (Lour.) Fiori (1911)
 Triphaca africana Lour. (1790)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sterculia ipomeifolia Garcke
=Sterculia guerichii K. Schum. (1894)
=*Sterculia tomentosa auct. sensu Sim
=Sterculia africana var. socotrana (K. Schum.) Fiori
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Tree - Ht 10 - 25 m. Alt: 106 - 915 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: (1991).
  • SMITH G.F. , E.J. VAN JAARSVELD & AL. (1997). List of Southern African Succulent Plants. Umdaus Press : 154
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