African Plant Database


Dialium schlechteri Harms
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Family (APGIII) : FABACEAE
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 26: 276 (1899) 
Information on the genus : Dialium
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Andradia arborea Sim (1909)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Usually tree 5-10 m, but reaching 15 m under favourable conditions.
Ecology : Coastal bush and forest, frequently a canopy tree on dry sandy soils; lowland dry woodland, dry forest on sand or alluvial soils, with Albizzia, Acacia, Afzelia, Terminalia, Balanites, Euphorbia, etc.; below 200 m alt.
  Variable in number of stamens (6-10). Specimens with large coriaceous leaflets approaching D. holtzii.
  S. Africa (Natal).
  Not in Tanzania (= D. holtzii ).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2007). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3[2]: 119
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2007). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3[2]: 120
 
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
 
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