African Plant Database

Cola cordifolia (Cav.) R. Br.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Protologue : Pl. Jav. Rar. (Bennett) 237
Information on the genus : Cola
Basionym : Sterculia cordifolia Cav.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sterculia cordifolia Cav. (1788)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 15(-25-30?) m tall, with buttresses.
Ecology : Wooded savanna; gallery forest; edge or rain-forest; humid places (cf. below under C. gigantea). Not in Gabon.
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:279 (2012)
    More info on :
    see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
    see under The International Plant Name Index
    see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
    More information >> ( work in progress )
    Record n°120888 modified 2007-01-15
    Feedback about this record