African Plant Database

Dombeya rotundifolia (Hochst.) Planch.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Protologue : Fl. Serres Jard. Paris 6: 225 (1851)
Information on the genus : Dombeya
Basionym : Xeropetalum rotundifolium Hochst.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dombeya rotundifolia (Hochst.) Planch. var. rotundifolia (1986)
 Xeropetalum rotundifolium Hochst. (1844)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dombeya damarana K. Schum. (1900)
=Dombeya densiflora Planch. ex Harv.
=Dombeya dinteri Schinz (1902)
=Dombeya cerasiflora Exell (1927)
=Dombeya condensiflora De Wild. (1927)
=Assonia cuanzensis Hiern
=Dombeya cuanzensis (Hiern) Welw. ex K. Schum. (1900)
=Dombeya delevoyi De Wild. (1927)
=Dombeya gossweileri Exell (1927)
=Assonia huillensis Hiern
=Dombeya huillensis (Hiern) K. Schum. (1900)
=Dombeya melanostigma K. Schum. & Engl. (1907)
=Dombeya myriantha K. Schum. (1899)
=*Dombeya quinqueseta auct. Exell & Mendonca, non (Del.) Exell
=Dombeya ringoetii De Wild. (1915)
=Dombeya subdichotoma De Wild. (1927)
Taxon infra-specific
Dombeya rotundifolia (Hochst.) Planch. var. rotundifolia (1986)
Dombeya rotundifolia var. velutina I. Verd.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 8-15 m, sometimes a shrub.
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Ecology : Acacia-Combretum woodland verging towards Juniperus forest, on gneissic ridges; Brachystegia-Julbernardia miombo woodland etc.; in very mixed community, rooted in crevices of granite outcrop; 900-2250 m alt.

Bibliography other :
  • Bothalia 16(1): 6 (1986).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Sterculiaceae : 69 (2007).
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