African Plant Database

Sterculia purpurea Exell
Family : Sterculiaceae
Protologue : J. Bot. 65, Suppl. 1: 37 (1927) 
Information on the genus : Sterculia
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Sterculia dawei Sprague (- fide Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Sterculiaceae: 10 (2007).)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sterculia dawei Sprague (1905)
=Sterculia bequaertii De Wild. (1921)
=Sterculia tragacantha var. CRUCIATA Vermoesen
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect tree 25 m, with horizontally spreading branches.
Ecology : Forest.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°120545
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