African Plant Database

Schotia capitata Bolle
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Protologue : Naturw. Reise Mossambique [Peters] 18 (1861)
Information on the genus : Schotia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Theodora capitata (Bolle) Taub.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Schotia tamarindifolia var. forbesiana Baill.
=Schotia transvaalensis Rolfe (1906)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree to 7 m tall, sometimes semi-climbing, often forming tangled thickets.
Ecology : Near river; sandy plains; dry woodland, scrub forest; 0-300 m alt.
  S. Africa, Swaziland.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2007). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3[2]: 35-36

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 15: t.574 (1935).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 62804
Record n°62804
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