African Plant Database

Sterculia quinqueloba (Garcke) K. Schum.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 15: 135 (1892)
Information on the genus : Sterculia
Basionym : Cola quinqueloba Garcke
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cola quinqueloba Garcke
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sterculia zastrowiana Engl. (1921)
=Sterculia livingstoneana Engl.
=Sterculia leguminosacea K. Schum. & Engl.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 12-25 m; bole 60-100 cm ; bark peeling off in flakes; branches thick and stiff.
Ecology : Dry woodland; rocky outcrops and hills in Brachystegia woodland; tropophilous forests (nearly always on termite-mounds); dry “muhulu”. Namibia.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Tree - Ht 4 - 15.24 m. Alt: up to 680 m. Distribution: NAM

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Sterculiaceae : 12 (2007).

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 154 (1997).
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see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 120535
Record n°120535 modified 2007-01-18
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