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Pterolobium stellatum (Forssk.) Brenan
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Family (APGIII) : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Pterolobium
Basionym : Mimosa stellata Forssk.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Mimosa stellata Forssk.
 Acacia stellata (Forssk.) Willd. (1806)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pterolobium exosum (J. F. Gmel.) Baker f.
=Cantuffa exosa J. F. Gmel. (1791)
=Quartinia abyssinica A. Rich.
=Pterolobium lacerans R. Br. (1814)
=Pterolobium kantuffa Wight & Arn. ex Steud.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Scrambling or climbing, rarely semi-erect, multi-stemmed shrub 2-15 m tall;
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Ecology : Dry evergreen forest; evergreen bushland; riverine forest; deciduous woodland; sometimes on termite-mounds in grassland; near waterfall; forest regrowth with Syzygium; rain-forest with Albizia, Macaranga, Croton, Ocotea, climber at forest edge; etc...
  S. Africa (Transvaal); Arabia (Yemen).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2007). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3[2]: 174-177
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2007). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3[2]: 176

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. Africa 47: t.1858 (1982).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 353 (2006).

Bibliography other :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
 
More info on :
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see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 69539
 
Record n°69539
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