African Plant Database

Sterculia rogersii N.E. Br.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 290 (1921)
Information on the genus : Sterculia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or small tree to 6 m tall, with swollen trunk and rather slender branches, and often branching low down forming a sparse, spreading crown; bark peeling in papery flakes; flowers appearing before the leaves.
Ecology : Dry woodland and bush, on rocky outcrops and on sandy flats. Botswana, S. Africa (N).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Tree, Shrub - Ht 0.25 - 5 m. Alt: 60 - 1180 m. Distribution: BOT, KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 3: 246 (1937).
  • Fl. Pl. Africa 50: t.1999 (1989).
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 154 (1997).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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