African Plant Database

Sterculia rhynchocarpa K. Schum.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 34: 323 (1904)
Information on the genus : Sterculia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Sterculia africana var. rivae (K. Schum.) Cufod.
=Sterculia triphaca var. rivae K. Schum.
=Sterculia rivae Chiov.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Spreading shrub to 1,5 m tall, or tree to 6 m; bark smooth or peeling in papery flakes.
Ecology : Acacia-Commiphora woodland and bushland on limestone or on red sandy soil overlying limestone; Combretum-Sterculia woodland on lava hills; also on gypsum; 10-1300 m alt. Very near S. arabica (R. Br.) T. Anders. from Yemen.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Sterculiaceae : 17 (2007).
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carte afrique num 120547
Record n°120547
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