African Plant Database

Xanthocercis zambesiaca (Baker) Dumaz-le-Grand
Information on the genus : Xanthocercis
Basionym : Sophora zambesiaca Baker
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pseudocadia zambesiaca (Baker) Harms
 Sophora zambesiaca Baker (1871)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Evergreen tree 7-18(-30) m, with a stut trunk branching low; more often with many stems to 8 m tall; crown heavy rounded, with somewhat drooping branchlets;
Ecology : Hot dry bushveld on deep alluvial soils near rivers and termite mounds, in valleys on river banks; up to 1500 m alt.
  S. Africa, Botswana.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 137 (1986).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 61677
Record n°61677
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