African Plant Database

Sterculia setigera Delile
Family : Sterculiaceae
Protologue : Voy. Méroé Bot. 61 (1826)
Information on the genus : Sterculia
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 :
  • PEYRE DE FABRÈGUES B. & J. P. LEBRUN (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort : 117
  • BOUDET G. & J.P. LEBRUN (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16 : 91
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Sterculiaceae : 14 (2007).
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:289 (2012)
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 260
  • CÉSAR J. & C. CHATELAIN (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména : 389
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Record n°120549 modified 2007-01-18
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