African Plant Database

Sterculia tragacantha Lindl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Protologue : Edward's Bot. Reg. 16: t. 1353 (1830)
Information on the genus : Sterculia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 5-6-12 m tall, but generally a deciduous tree 25(-40) m tall with bole 0,75 cm ?and 1,5 m in girth; bole sometimes with winged buttresses.
Ecology : Mangrove; open and drier parts of rain- and swampy forests; secondary and transition forests; gallery forest; wooded savanna; 1-1500 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 652 (2006).

Bibliography other :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:289 (2012)
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 120551
Record n°120551 modified 2009-05-27
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