1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Pterocarpus Jacq.
      1. Pterocarpus stolzii Harms

        This species is accepted, and is native to Malawi..

    [FZ]

    Flora Zambesiaca Leguminosae subfamily Papillionoideae byJ.M. Lock*

    Leaves
    Leaves 13–25 cm long; petiole 2–6 cm long, rachis 4–12 cm long, glabrous; petiolules 3–7 mm long; leaflets 2–4 on each side of the rachis, 3–10 × 2.5–7.5 cm, elliptic to broadly ovate-elliptic, rarely slightly obovate, shortly and abruptly acuminate at the apex, with the tip rounded to emarginate, thinly coriaceous, dark green, very closely reticulate, shiny on upper surface, duller and glabrous to sparsely puberulous beneath; lateral nerves in 10–14 pairs; stipules early-caducous. Leaves 13–25 cm long; petiole 2–6 cm long, rachis 4–12 cm long, glabrous; petiolules 3–7 mm long; leaflets 2–4 on each side of the rachis, 3–10 × 2.5–7.5 cm, elliptic to broadly ovate-elliptic, rarely slightly obovate, shortly and abruptly acuminate at the apex, with the tip rounded to emarginate, thinly coriaceous, dark green, very closely reticulate, shiny on upper surface, duller and glabrous to sparsely puberulous beneath; lateral nerves in 10–14 pairs; stipules early-caducous.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence of panicles in the axils of upper leaves with a few lax rather spreading primary branches, up to 15 cm long in flower, puberulous; bract and bracteoles 1–2.5 mm long, caducous. Inflorescence of panicles in the axils of upper leaves with a few lax rather spreading primary branches, up to 15 cm long in flower, puberulous; bract and bracteoles 1–2.5 mm long, caducous.
    Ovary
    Ovary 2-ovulate, shortly stipitate, densely brown-hairy; style glabrous.
    Fruits
    Fruit 1-seeded, (4)6–9.5 cm in diameter, subcircular, stipitate, thickened umbonate in the centre, puberulous to almost glabrous; style remnant bent down to the stipe. Fruit 1-seeded, (4)6–9.5 cm in diameter, subcircular, stipitate, thickened umbonate in the centre, puberulous to almost glabrous; style remnant bent down to the stipe.
    Distribution
    Also in southern and eastern Tanzania.
    Ecology
    Riverine forest.
    Conservation
    Conservation notes: Quite widely distributed in forests of E and S Tanzania as well as N Malawi. Lower Risk, Least Concern.
    Habit
    Evergreen tree 9–25 m tall; crown spreading; bark dark grey, becoming rough and fissured. Evergreen tree 9–25 m tall; crown spreading; bark dark grey, becoming rough and fissured.
    Indumentum
    Youngest parts appressed-puberulous, but branchlets early-glabrescent. Youngest parts appressed-puberulous, but branchlets early-glabrescent.
    Flowers
    Flowers 12–14 mm long, rather laxly inserted; pedicels 3–5 mm long, slender. Flowers 12–14 mm long, rather laxly inserted; pedicels 3–5 mm long, slender.
    Calyx
    Calyx 4–7 mm long, tomentellous with very short brown hairs; teeth short, lower one 1–1.5 mm long. Calyx 4–7 mm long, tomentellous with very short brown hairs; teeth short, lower one 1–1.5 mm long.
    Corolla
    Standard c.12 mm in diameter, subcircular, emarginate, base decurrent into a claw 3 mm long; wings a little shorter than the standard, auricle ± rounded, claw c.4 mm long; keel petals shorter than the wings, dorsally slightly connate. Standard c.12 mm in diameter, subcircular, emarginate, base decurrent into a claw 3 mm long; wings a little shorter than the standard, auricle ± rounded, claw c.4 mm long; keel petals shorter than the wings, dorsally slightly connate.
    Stamens
    Stamens in a single bundle. Stamens in a single bundle.
    Pistil
    Ovary 2-ovulate, shortly stipitate, densely brown-hairy; style glabrous.

    Images

    Distribution

    Pterocarpus stolzii Harms appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1968 Zimmermann [894], Tanzania K000379365 Unknown type material
    Stolz, A. [529], Tanzania K000379361 paratype
    Stolz, A. [1660], Tanzania K000379362 isosyntype
    Stolz, A. [1660], Tanzania K000379363 lectotype
    Stolz, A. [1660], Tanzania K000379364 Unknown type material

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 53: 475 (1915)

    Accepted by

    • Brummitt, R.K. & al. (2007). Flora Zambesiaca 3(3): 1-258. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • —White, Dowsett-Lemaire & Chapman, Evergr. For. Fl. Malawi: 332, fig.118A, B (2001).
    • —Brenan, Check-list For. Trees Shrubs Tang. Terr.: 438 (1949).
    • —Baker f., Legum. Trop. Africa: 542 (1929).
    • in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 53: 475 (1915).
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Brummitt, R.K. & al. (2007). Flora Zambesiaca 3(3): 1-258. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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