1. Family: Malvaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Sterculia L.
      1. Sterculia rhinopetala K.Schum.

        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 narrow buttresses and straight bole
    Slash
    Bark-slash pinkish-brown
    Flowers
    Flowers cream or greenish-yellow
    Fruits
    Fruiting carpels brown.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Central African Repu, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Togo

    Sterculia rhinopetala K.Schum. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dec 1, 2004 Cheek, M. [11794], Cameroon K000460126
    Dec 1, 2004 Cheek, M. [11068], Cameroon K000673460
    Chevalier [22455] K000240965
    Chev. [22455], Ivory Coast K000240964
    Zenker [606] K000240959

    First published in H.G.A.Engler, Monogr. Afrik. Pflanzen-Fam. 5: 102 (1900)

    Accepted by

    • 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.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv. 2: 236, t. 217
    • Kennedy For. Fl. S. Nig. 64.
    • K. Schum. in Engl. Monogr. Afr. Sterculiac. 102 (1900)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • 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.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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