Pterocarpus rotundifolius

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Round-leaved bloodwood
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rounded leaflets
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dry seed pods
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P. rotundifolius
Binomial name
Pterocarpus rotundifolius

Pterocarpus rotundifolius, the round-leaved bloodwood, is a species of fabaceous tree that is native to mesic and well-watered woodlands of Africa south of the equator.

Subspecies[edit]

Up to three subspecies are recognized,[1] but specimens with intermediate characteristics are common.[2]

  • P. r. subsp. rotundifolius
  • P. r. subsp. martinii (Dunkley) Mend. & Sousa[3]
  • P. r. subsp. polyanthus (Harms) Mendonca & Sousa

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Mutshinyalo, Thompson (March 2003). "Pterocarpus rotundifolius (Sond.) Druce". plantzafrica.com. SANBI. Retrieved 18 March 2015.
  2. ^ Lemmens, R. H. M. J. (2008). "Pterocarpus rotundifolius (Sond.) Druce". Prota 7(1): Timbers/Bois d’œuvre 1. PROTA, Wageningen, Netherlands. Retrieved 19 March 2015.
  3. ^ Also considered synonymous with the nominate subspecies, see: "Pterocarpus rotundifolius var. martinii". The Plant List (2013). Version 1.1. theplantlist.org. Retrieved 23 March 2015.