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Family: STERCULIACEAE* 

 Sterculia murex
 

Found this plant at Mbuyu.

  
Author:  William Botting Hemsley 1894
Family:  Sterculiaceae*
Habitat:  Central South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Maximum
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  30 centimetres
Height:  10 meters
Flower:  Yellow, Pink Dots
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  Lowveld Chestnut
Synonyms:  -
   This member of the Sterculiaceae* family was described by William Botting Hemsley  in 1894. It is from the central part of South Africa,  where it grows in open forests with lots of water and some sun. It will grow to ten meters with a trunk 30 centimetres in diameter. The flowers are yellow with pink dots, and the plant can be reproduced both by seeds and cuttings.

*This family might been incorporated in the Malvaceae family now, as sub-family: Sterculioideae, tribe: Sterculieae.