African Plant Database


Sterculia setigera Delile
Family : Sterculiaceae
Family (APGIII) : MALVACEAE
Protologue : Voy. Méroé: Bot. 61 (1826)
Information on the genus : Sterculia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sterculia tomentosa Guill. & Perr. (1831)
=Cola tomentosa (Guill. & Perr.) Schott & Endl. (1832)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Deciduous tree 5-15(-20) m; dbh to 60 cm and to 1,5 m in girth; bark peeling off in papery flakes; flowers appearing before the new foliage.
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Ecology : Savanna; Acacia-Commiphora woodland; wooded grassland and bushland; characteristic of stony hills; rocky slopes or black cotton soil; dry deciduous riverine and savanna forest; sandy or gravelly soils; laterite; 500(and less?)-1900 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Sterculiaceae : 14 (2007).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 120549
 
Record n°120549 modified 2007-01-18
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