Checklist: Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae



This is a checklist of taxa generated from the database. Genera and species which are purely cultivated have been excluded.

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Bauhinia galpinii
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
3471.000 ERYTHROPHLEUM Afzel. ex G. Don 
Erythrophleum africanum (Welw. ex Benth.) Harms N,W,C,E,S
Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Erythrophleum pubistamineum Henn.
Erythrophleum suaveolens (Guill. & Perr.) Brenan E,S
Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
3474.000 BURKEA Hook. 
Burkea africana Hook. N,W,C,E,S
3490.010 COLOPHOSPERMUM J. Léonard 
Colophospermum mopane (Benth.) J. Léonard N,W,C,E,S
Copaifera mopane J. Kirk ex Benth.
Hardwickia mopane (J. Kirk ex Benth.) Breteler
3490.020 GUIBOURTIA Benn. 
Guibourtia coleosperma (Benth.) J. Léonard W
Copaifera coleosperma Benth.
Guibourtia conjugata (Bolle) J. Léonard N,W,E,S
Copaifera conjugata (Bolle) Milne-Redh.
3504.000 BRACHYSTEGIA Benth. 
Brachystegia allenii Burtt Davy & Hutch. N
Brachystegia giorgii De Wild.
Brachystegia pruinosa De Wild.
Brachystegia schliebenii Harms
Brachystegia allenii × boehmii N
Brachystegia boehmii Taub. N,W,C,E,S
Brachystegia woodiana Harms
Brachystegia glaucescens Hutch. & Burtt Davy N,W,C,E,S
Brachystegia fischeri Taub.
Brachystegia pectinata Sim
Brachystegia reticulata Hutch & Burtt Davy
Brachystegia tamarindoides Benth. subsp. microphylla (Harms) Chikuni (in part)
Brachystegia glaucescens × spiciformis N,W,C,E,S
Brachystegia manga De Wild. N
Brachystegia microphylla Harms E
Brachystegia tamarindoides Benth. subsp. microphylla (Harms) Chikuni (in part)
Brachystegia spiciformis Benth. N,W,C,E,S
Brachystegia bragaei Harms
Brachystegia randii Baker f.
Brachystegia spiciformis × microphylla E
Brachystegia torrei Hoyle N,E,S
Brachystegia sp. nov. 1 sensu Coates Palgrave
Brachystegia tamarindoides Benth. subsp. torrei (Hoyle) Chikuni
Brachystegia utilis Hutch. & Burtt Davy N,E
Brachystegia utilis × microphylla E
3505.000 CRYPTOSEPALUM Benth. 
Cryptosepalum maraviense Oliv. N,E
3506.000 SCHOTIA Jacq. 
Schotia brachypetala Sond. N,C,E,S
Schotia semireducta Merxm.
Schotia capitata Bolle [CR]S
3507.000 BAIKIAEA Benth. 
Baikiaea plurijuga Harms [LR-nt]N,W,C
3508.000 TAMARINDUS L. 
Tamarindus indica L. N,W,E
3509.000 AFZELIA Sm. 
Afzelia quanzensis Welw. [LR-lc]N,W,C,E,S
Intsia quanzensis (Welw.) Kuntze
Pahudia quangensis sensu Eyles
3516.020 JULBERNARDIA Pellegr. 
Julbernardia globiflora (Benth.) Troupin N,W,C,E,S
Berlinia eminii Taub.
Berlinia globiflora (Benth.) Harms ex Engl.
Isoberlinia globiflora (Benth.) Hutch. ex Greenway
3528.000 BAUHINIA L. 
Bauhinia galpinii N.E.Br. N,C,E,S
Bauhinia punctata Bolle
Perlebia galpinii (N.E. Br.) Schmitz
Bauhinia macrantha Oliv. N,W,C
Bauhinia petersiana Bolle subsp. macrantha (Oliv.) Brummitt & J.H. Ross
Bauhinia petersiana Bolle subsp. serpae (Ficalho & Hiern) Brummitt & J.H. Ross
Bauhinia petersiana Bolle N,W,C,E
Bauhinia petersiana Bolle subsp. petersiana
Perlebia petersiana (Bolle) A. Schmitz
Bauhinia tomentosa L. N,W,C,E,S
*Bauhinia variegata L.
* var. variegata C,E
*Bauhinia variegata L.
* var. candida Voigt C
3528.010 PILIOSTIGMA Hochst. 
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh. N,W,C,E,S
Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
3528.030 TYLOSEMA Torre & Hillc. 
Tylosema esculentum (Burch.) Schreiber W
Bauhinia esculenta Burch.
Tylosema fassoglense (Kotschy ex Schweinf.) Torre & Hillc. N,W,C,E,S
Bauhinia fassoglensis Schweinf.
3530.000 DIALIUM L. 
Dialium englerianum Henriq. W
Dialium guineense sensu Eyles non Willd.
Dialium lacourtianum Vermoesen
Dialium simii E. Phillips
3536.000 CASSIA L. 
Cassia abbreviata Oliv.
subsp. abbreviata N,W,C,E
Cassia abbreviata Oliv.
subsp. beareana (Holmes) Brenan N,W,C,E,S
Cassia granitica Baker f.
Cassia abbreviata Oliv. N,W,C,E,S
Cassia abbreviata Oliv. var. granitica (Baker f.) Baker f.
Cassia granitica Baker f.
Cassia afrofistula Brenan
var. patentipila Brenan [CR]E
3536.010 CHAMAECRISTA Moench 
Chamaecrista absus (L.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby N,W,C,E,S
Cassia absus L.
Chamaecrista biensis (Steyaert) Lock W,C,S
Cassia biensis (Steyaert) Mendonça & Torre
Chamaecrista dimidiata (Roxb.) Lock W,E
Cassia hochstetteri Ghesq.
Chamaecrista falcinella (Oliv.) Lock
var. parviflora (Steyaert) Lock N,W,C,S
Cassia falcinella Oliv. var. parviflora Steyaert
Chamaecrista fenarolii (Mendonça & Torre) Lock N,W,C,E,S
Cassia fenarolii Mendonça & Torre
Chamaecrista gracilior (Ghesq.) Lock N,W,C
Cassia gracilior (Ghesq.) Steyaert
Chamaecrista katangensis (Ghesq.) Lock
var. nuda (Steyaert) Lock W
Chamaecrista kirkii (Oliv.) Standl.
var. kirkii N,E
Cassia kirkii Oliv.
Chamaecrista mimosoides (L.) Greene N,W,C,E,S
Cassia mimosoides L.
Chamaecrista parva (Steyaert) Lock N,C,E
Cassia parva Steyaert
Chamaecrista polytricha (Brenan) Lock
var. polytricha E
Cassia polytricha Brenan
Chamaecrista polytricha (Brenan) Lock
var. pauciflora Brenan E
*Chamaecrista rotundifolia (Pers.) Greene N,C
Cassia rotundifolia Pers.
Chamaecrista stricta E. Mey. W,C,E,S
Cassia capensis Thunb. var. humifusa Ghesq.
Cassia kirkii Oliv. var. quarrei Ghesq.
Cassia quarrei (Ghesq.) Steyaert
Chamaecrista wittei (Ghesq.) Lock E
Cassia wittei Ghesq.
Chamaecrista zambesica (Oliv.) Lock E
Cassia zambesica Oliv.
3536.020 SENNA Mill. 
CASSIA L. p.p. 
*Senna bicapsularis (L.) Roxb. N,C,E,S
Cassia bicapsularis L.
Senna didymobotrya (Fresen.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby N,W,C,E,S
Cassia didymobotrya Fresen.
*Senna hirsuta (L.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby E
Cassia hirsuta L.
Senna italica Mill.
subsp. arachoides (Burch.) Lock W,S
Cassia arachoides Burch.
Senna italica Mill.
subsp. micrantha (Brenan) Lock W,C,S
Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby N,W,C,E,S
Cassia obtusifolia L.
*Senna occidentalis (L.) Link N,W,C,E,S
Cassia occidentalis L.
*Senna pendula (Willd.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby
* var. glabrata (Vogel) H.S. Irwin & Barneby N,C,E
Cassia coluteoides Collad.
Cassia pendula Willd.
Senna petersiana (Bolle) Lock N,C,E,S
Cassia petersiana Bolle
*Senna septemtrionalis (Viv.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby W,C,E,S
Cassia floribunda Cav.
*Senna siamea (Lam.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby W
Cassia siamea Lam.
Senna singueana (Delile) Lock N,W,C,E,S
Cassia goratensis Fresen.
Cassia singueana Delile
Cassia tettensis Bolle
3544.000 GLEDITSIA L. 
*Gleditsia triacanthos L. C
3548.000 ACROCARPUS Wight ex Arn. 
*Acrocarpus fraxinifolius Arn. C,E
3551.000 PARKINSONIA L. 
*Parkinsonia aculeata L. W
3553.000 PTEROLOBIUM Wight & Arn. 
Pterolobium stellatum (Forssk.) Brenan N,W,C,E,S
Cantuffa exosa J.F. Gmel.
Pterolobium exosum (J.F. Gmel.) Baker f.
Pterolobium lacerans R. Br.
3557.000 POMARIA Cav. 
HOFFMANNSEGGIA sensu auct. afr. non Cav. 
Pomaria burchellii (DC.) B.B. Simpson & G.P. Lewis
subsp. burchellii W
Caesalpinia burchellii Spreng.
Hoffmannseggia burchellii (DC.) Oliv.
Melanosticta burchellii DC.
Pomaria burchellii B.B. Simpson & G.P. Lewis
subsp. rubro-violacea (Baker f.) Brummitt W
Hoffmannseggia rubroviolacea Baker f.
3559.000 CAESALPINIA L. 
*Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston W,C,E,S
Biancaea decapetala (Roth) O. Deg.
Reichardia decapetala Roth
3561.000 PELTOPHORUM (Vogel) Benth. 
Peltophorum africanum Sond. N,W,C,E,S
*Peltophorum dubium (Spreng.) Taub. W
africanum Sond. var. speciosum Burtt Davy

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Checklist: Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae]., retrieved 9 December 2023

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