1. Family: Malvaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Sterculia L.
      1. Sterculia oblonga Mast.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa.

    [FWTA]

    Sterculiaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

    Habit
    Forest tree, to 120 ft. high, with buttresses and clean bole
    Slash
    Bark-slash cream
    Flowers
    Flowers cream or greenish-yellow
    Fruits
    Fruiting carpels greyish-brown.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Zaïre

    Sterculia oblonga Mast. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dec 1, 2004 Cheek, M. [11142], Cameroon K000673461
    Jul 1, 2002 Cheek, M. [10126], Cameroon K000027392
    Jul 1, 1996 Etuge, M. [1474], Cameroon K000106206
    Jan 1, 1987 Etuge, M. [481], Cameroon K000094706
    Jan 1, 1953 Chevalier [17693] K000240969
    Jan 1, 1953 Chevalier [22316] K000240970
    Jan 1, 1953 Thompson, H. [6], Nigeria K000240968
    Mann [1162] K000240966
    Mann [1162] K000240967
    Klaine, R. [498] K000240960
    Mildbraed, G. W. J. [10616], Cameroon K000094707

    First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 1: 216 (1868)

    Accepted by

    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
    • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
    • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
    • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Kennedy For. Fl. S. Nig. 63
    • Chev. Bot. 76
    • K. Schum. in Engl. Monogr. Afr. Sterculiac. 101, fig. 1 C
    • in F.T.A. 1: 216 (1868)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
    • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.
    • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
    • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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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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