Checklist: Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae



This is a checklist of taxa generated from the database. Genera and species which are either purely cultivated or which are wild species which do not occur in Mozambique have been excluded.

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Afzelia quanzensis
Brenan, J.P.M. (1967) Leguminosae Subfamily Caesalpinioideae Flora of Tropical East Africa   
Brummitt, R.K., Chikuni, A.C., Lock, J.M. & Polhill, R.M. (2007) Leguminosae Subfamily Caesalpinioideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(2)   
Coates Palgrave, K. (revised and updated by Meg Coates Palgrave) (2002) Trees of Southern Africa 3rd edition. Struik, South Africa  
Högberg, P. & Piearce, G.D., (1986) Mycorrhizas in Zambian trees in relation to host taxonomy, vegetation type and successional patterns Journal of Ecology 74 775-785  
Ross, J.H. (1977) Caesalpinioideae Flora of Southern Africa 16(2)   
NamesFZ Divisions
Scorodophloeus fischeri (Taub.) J. Léonard N
Scorodophloeus torrei Lock [End] [VU]N,Z
MICKLETHWAITIA G.P. Lewis & Schrire  
Micklethwaitia carvalhoi (Harms) G.P. Lewis & Schrire [End] [VU]N
Brenaniodendron carvalhoi (Harms) J. Léonard
Cynometra carvalhoi Harms
ICURIA Wieringa  
Icuria dunensis Wieringa [End] N,Z
BUSSEA Harms  
Bussea xylocarpa (Sprague) Sprague & Craib [End] [VU]T
BERLINIA Sol. ex Hook. f.  
Berlinia orientalis Brenan [NrEnd] N
3449.000 HYMENAEA L.  
Hymenaea verrucosa Gaertn. N,Z,MS,M
Trachylobium hornemannianum Hayne
Trachylobium mossambicense Klotzsch.
Trachylobium verrucosum (Gaertn.) Oliv.
3471.000 ERYTHROPHLEUM Afzel. ex G. Don  
Erythrophleum africanum (Welw. ex Benth.) Harms N,Z,T,MS
Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Erythrophleum pubistamineum Henn.
Erythrophleum lasianthum Corbishley GI,M
Erythrophleum suaveolens (Guill. & Perr.) Brenan N,Z,MS
Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
3474.000 BURKEA Hook.  
Burkea africana Hook. N,Z,T,MS,GI
3490.010 COLOPHOSPERMUM J. Léonard  
Colophospermum mopane (Benth.) J. Léonard T,MS,GI
Copaifera mopane J. Kirk ex Benth.
Hardwickia mopane (J. Kirk ex Benth.) Breteler
3490.020 GUIBOURTIA Benn.  
Guibourtia conjugata (Bolle) J. Léonard T,MS,GI,M
Copaifera conjugata (Bolle) Milne-Redh.
Guibourtia schliebenii (Harms) J. Léonard [VU]N,GI
Guibourtia sousae J. Léonard [End] GI
3504.000 BRACHYSTEGIA Benth.  
Brachystegia allenii Burtt Davy & Hutch. N,T
Brachystegia giorgii De Wild.
Brachystegia pruinosa De Wild.
Brachystegia schliebenii Harms
Brachystegia boehmii Taub. N,T,MS
Brachystegia woodiana Harms
Brachystegia bussei Harms N,Z,T
Brachystegia floribunda Benth. T
Brachystegia glaucescens Hutch. & Burtt Davy N,Z,MS
Brachystegia fischeri Taub.
Brachystegia pectinata Sim
Brachystegia reticulata Hutch & Burtt Davy
Brachystegia tamarindoides Benth. subsp. microphylla (Harms) Chikuni (in part)
Brachystegia glaucescens × spiciformis
Brachystegia longifolia Benth. N,Z,T
Brachystegia manga De Wild. N,Z,T
Brachystegia microphylla Harms
Brachystegia tamarindoides Benth. subsp. microphylla (Harms) Chikuni (in part)
Brachystegia oblonga Sim [End] [CR]N,Z
Brachystegia spiciformis Benth. N,Z,MS,GI,M
Brachystegia bragaei Harms
Brachystegia randii Baker f.
Brachystegia spiciformis × microphylla
Brachystegia stipulata De Wild. T,MS
Brachystegia torrei Hoyle N,T,MS,GI
Brachystegia sp. nov. 1 sensu Coates Palgrave
Brachystegia tamarindoides Benth. subsp. torrei (Hoyle) Chikuni
Brachystegia utilis Hutch. & Burtt Davy N,Z,T,MS
3505.000 CRYPTOSEPALUM Benth.  
Cryptosepalum maraviense Oliv. N,Z,T
3506.000 SCHOTIA Jacq.  
Schotia brachypetala Sond. M
Schotia semireducta Merxm.
Schotia capitata Bolle GI,M
3508.000 TAMARINDUS L.  
Tamarindus indica L. N,Z,T,MS,GI,M
3509.000 AFZELIA Sm.  
Afzelia quanzensis Welw. N,Z,T,MS,GI,M
Intsia quanzensis (Welw.) Kuntze
Pahudia quangensis sensu Eyles
3516.020 JULBERNARDIA Pellegr.  
Julbernardia globiflora (Benth.) Troupin N,Z,T,GI,MS
Berlinia eminii Taub.
Berlinia globiflora (Benth.) Harms ex Engl.
Isoberlinia globiflora (Benth.) Hutch. ex Greenway
Julbernardia paniculata (Benth.) Troupin T
Berlinia paniculata Benth.
Isoberlinia paniculata (Benth.) Greenway
3528.000 BAUHINIA L.  
Bauhinia burrowsii E.J.D. Schmidt [End] GI
Bauhinia galpinii N.E.Br. N,Z,MS,M
Bauhinia punctata Bolle
Perlebia galpinii (N.E. Br.) Schmitz
Bauhinia petersiana Bolle N,Z,T,MS,GI
Bauhinia petersiana Bolle subsp. petersiana
Perlebia petersiana (Bolle) A. Schmitz
Bauhinia tomentosa L. N,T,MS,GI,M
3528.010 PILIOSTIGMA Hochst.  
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh. N,Z,T,MS,GI
Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
3528.030 TYLOSEMA Torre & Hillc.  
Tylosema fassoglense (Kotschy ex Schweinf.) Torre & Hillc. N,T,MS,M
Bauhinia fassoglensis Schweinf.
3530.000 DIALIUM L.  
Dialium holtzii Harms N
Dialium schlechteri Harms [NrEnd] GI,M
3536.000 CASSIA L.  
Cassia abbreviata Oliv.
subsp. abbreviata N,T,MS
Cassia abbreviata Oliv.
subsp. beareana (Holmes) Brenan N,Z,T,MS,GI,M
Cassia granitica Baker f.
Cassia abbreviata Oliv. N,Z,T,MS,GI,M
Cassia abbreviata Oliv. var. granitica (Baker f.) Baker f.
Cassia granitica Baker f.
Cassia afrofistula Brenan
var. patentipila Brenan N,Z,MS
Cassia afrofistula Brenan
var. afrofistula Z,MS,GI
Cassia angolensis Hiern N
Cassia burttii Baker f. N
Cassia thyrsoidea Brenan
3536.010 CHAMAECRISTA Moench  
Chamaecrista absus (L.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby Z,MS,GI,M
Cassia absus L.
Chamaecrista biensis (Steyaert) Lock M
Cassia biensis (Steyaert) Mendonça & Torre
Chamaecrista capensis (Thunb.) E. Mey. M
Chamaecrista comosa E. Mey. Z
Chamaecrista gracilior (Ghesq.) Lock N
Cassia gracilior (Ghesq.) Steyaert
Chamaecrista grantii (Oliv.) Standl. N,Z,T
Chamaecrista mimosoides (L.) Greene N,Z,T,MS,GI,M
Cassia mimosoides L.
Chamaecrista paralias (Brenan) Lock [End] GI
Cassia paralias Brenan
Chamaecrista plumosa E. Mey.
var. plumosa MS,GI,M
Chamaecrista polytricha (Brenan) Lock
var. polytricha N,Z,MS
Cassia polytricha Brenan
Chamaecrista polytricha (Brenan) Lock
var. pauciflora Brenan N,MS
Chamaecrista stricta E. Mey. N,MS
Cassia capensis Thunb. var. humifusa Ghesq.
Cassia kirkii Oliv. var. quarrei Ghesq.
Cassia quarrei (Ghesq.) Steyaert
Chamaecrista wittei (Ghesq.) Lock MS
Cassia wittei Ghesq.
Chamaecrista zambesica (Oliv.) Lock MS
Cassia zambesica Oliv.
3536.020 SENNA Mill.  
CASSIA L. p.p.  
Senna alata (L.) Roxb. T
Cassia alata L.
*Senna bicapsularis (L.) Roxb. M
Cassia bicapsularis L.
Senna didymobotrya (Fresen.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby N,T
Cassia didymobotrya Fresen.
Senna italica Mill.
subsp. arachoides (Burch.) Lock GI,M
Cassia arachoides Burch.
Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby N,T,MS,M
Cassia obtusifolia L.
*Senna occidentalis (L.) Link N,Z,T,MS,GI,M
Cassia occidentalis L.
Senna pendula (Willd.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby
var. glabrata (Vogel) H.S. Irwin & Barneby
Cassia coluteoides Collad.
Cassia pendula Willd.
Senna petersiana (Bolle) Lock N,Z,T,MS,GI,M
Cassia petersiana Bolle
*Senna septemtrionalis (Viv.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby MS,M
Cassia floribunda Cav.
*Senna siamea (Lam.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby N,MS,GI,M
Cassia siamea Lam.
Senna singueana (Delile) Lock N,T
Cassia goratensis Fresen.
Cassia singueana Delile
Cassia tettensis Bolle
3551.000 PARKINSONIA L.  
Parkinsonia aculeata L. T,GI,M
3553.000 PTEROLOBIUM Wight & Arn.  
Pterolobium stellatum (Forssk.) Brenan MS,GI
Cantuffa exosa J.F. Gmel.
Pterolobium exosum (J.F. Gmel.) Baker f.
Pterolobium lacerans R. Br.
3559.000 CAESALPINIA L.  
*Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston T,GI
Biancaea decapetala (Roth) O. Deg.
Reichardia decapetala Roth
Caesalpinia rostrata N.E. Br. [NrEnd] M
Gelrebia rostrata (N.E.Br.) Gagnon & G.P.Lewis
3559.010 GUILANDINA L.  
Guilandina bonduc L. N,Z,MS,GI,M
Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb.
Guilandina bonducella L.
3560.000 MEZONEURON Desf.  
Mezoneuron angolense Oliv. N,Z,MS
Caesalpinia angolensis (Oliv.) Herend. & Zarucchi
3561.000 PELTOPHORUM (Vogel) Benth.  
Peltophorum africanum Sond. T,MS,GI,M
Peltophorum pterocarpum (DC.) K. Heyne GI,M

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Checklist: Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae., retrieved 4 December 2023

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