African Plant Database

Sterculia subviolacea K. Schum.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Protologue : Engl. Pflanzenw. Ost -Afr. C 271 (1895)
Information on the genus : Sterculia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sterculia ambacensis Welw. ex Hiern
=Sterculia katangensis De Wild. (1903)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 5-10-20-35 m, with bole clear to 15-20 m hight and 0,9 m ; buttresses sinuous, winged, 3 m high, with stout running roots.
Ecology : Swampy and gallery forest; hydromorphic soils; 1000-1200 m alt. (Angola).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Sterculiaceae : 9 (2007).

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 652 (2006).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 120550
Record n°120550
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