A remarkable new species of Sterculia (Sterculioideae, Malvaceae) from Madagascar

Laurence J. DORR

en Adansonia 26 (2) - Pages 161-165

Published on 31 December 2004

Sterculia cheekei from north-eastern Madagascar is described and illustrated. It is remarkable in having palmately-compound leaves, a character that occurs only sporadically in this large, pantropical genus, and one that was previously unknown in Malagasy Sterculia.

Sterculioideae, Malvaceae, Sterculia, Madagascar
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