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 Zambia have been excluded.

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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
Daniellia alsteeniana P.A.Duvign. [EN]N
BUSSEA Harms  
Bussea massaiensis (Taub.) Harms
subsp. rhodesica Brenan [End] [VU]N
Copaifera baumiana Harms B,W,S
ISOBERLINIA Craib & Stapf  
Isoberlinia angolensis (Benth.) Hoyle & Brenan
var. angolensis N
Isoberlinia angolensis (Benth.) Hoyle & Brenan
var. lasiocalyx Hoyle & Brenan N
Isoberlinia angolensis (Benth.) Hoyle & Brenan
var. niembaënsis (De Wild.) Brenan N,W,C,E,S
Isoberlinia tomentosa (Harms) Craib & Stapf N
Tessmannia burttii Harms N,W
Anthonotha macrophylla P. Beauv. W
Macrolobium macrophyllum (P.Beauv.) J.F.Macbr.
Macrolobium macrophyllum (P.Beauv.) J.F.Macbr. var. heudelotianum Baker f.
Macrolobium palisoti Benth.
Macrolobium palisoti Benth. var. heudelotiana A. Chev.
Vouapa macrophylla (P. Beauv.) Baill.
Vouapa macrophylla (P. Beauv.) Baill. var. heudelotiana Baill.
BERLINIA Sol. ex Hook. f.  
Berlinia giorgii De Wild . N
3471.000 ERYTHROPHLEUM Afzel. ex G. Don  
Erythrophleum africanum (Welw. ex Benth.) Harms B,N,W,C,E,S
Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Erythrophleum pubistamineum Henn.
Erythrophleum suaveolens (Guill. & Perr.) Brenan N,W,C,S
Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
3474.000 BURKEA Hook.  
Burkea africana Hook. B,N,W,C,E,S
3490.010 COLOPHOSPERMUM J. Léonard  
Colophospermum mopane (Benth.) J. Léonard B,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 B,W,C,S
Copaifera coleosperma Benth.
Guibourtia conjugata (Bolle) J. Léonard S
Copaifera conjugata (Bolle) Milne-Redh.
3493.000 APHANOCALYX Oliv.  
Aphanocalyx richardsiae (J.Léonard) Wieringa N
Aphanocalyx trapnellii (J.Léonard) Wieringa [VU]N
3504.000 BRACHYSTEGIA Benth.  
Brachystegia allenii Burtt Davy & Hutch. N,C,E
Brachystegia giorgii De Wild.
Brachystegia pruinosa De Wild.
Brachystegia schliebenii Harms
Brachystegia bakeriana Hutch. & Burtt Davy B
Brachystegia boehmii Taub. N,W,C,S
Brachystegia woodiana Harms
Brachystegia bussei Harms N,C,E
Brachystegia floribunda Benth. N,W,C
Brachystegia glaucescens Hutch. & Burtt Davy N,W,C,S
Brachystegia fischeri Taub.
Brachystegia pectinata Sim
Brachystegia reticulata Hutch & Burtt Davy
Brachystegia tamarindoides Benth. subsp. microphylla (Harms) Chikuni (in part)
Brachystegia glaucescens × spiciformis
Brachystegia gossweileri Hutch. & Burtt Davy C,S
Brachystegia longifolia Benth. N,W,C,S
Brachystegia manga De Wild. N,C,E,S
Brachystegia michelmorei Hoyle & Brummitt [DD]N
Brachystegia microphylla Harms
Brachystegia tamarindoides Benth. subsp. microphylla (Harms) Chikuni (in part)
Brachystegia puberula Hutch. & Burtt Davy [LR-lc]W
Brachystegia russelliae I.M. Johnst. N
Brachystegia spiciformis Benth. B,N,W,C,E,S
Brachystegia bragaei Harms
Brachystegia randii Baker f.
Brachystegia spiciformis × microphylla
Brachystegia stipulata De Wild. N,C,E
Brachystegia taxifolia Harms N,W,C
Brachystegia mimosifolia Hutch & Burtt Davy
Brachystegia subfalcato-foliolata De Wild.
Brachystegia utilis Hutch. & Burtt Davy N,W,C
Brachystegia wangermeeana De Wild. N,W
3505.000 CRYPTOSEPALUM Benth.  
Cryptosepalum exfoliatum De Wild.
subsp. craspedoneuron P.A.Duvign. & Brenan [DD]N
Cryptosepalum exfoliatum De Wild.
subsp. exfoliatum var. fruticosum (Hutch.) P.A. Duvign. & Brenan
Cryptosepalum exfoliatum De Wild.
subsp. pseudotaxus (Baker f.) P.A.Duvign. & Brenan B,N,W,S
Cryptosepalum exfoliatum De Wild.
subsp. puberulum P.A.Duvign. & Brenan [DD]N
Cryptosepalum exfoliatum De Wild.
subsp. suffruticans (P.A.Duvign.) P.A.Duvign. & Brenan B,W
Cryptosepalum exfoliatum De WIld.
var. fruticosum (Hutch.) Duvign. & Brenan N
Cryptosepalum exfoliatum De Wild.
var. pubescens P.A.Duvign. & Brenan N,W
Cryptosepalum maraviense Oliv. N,W,C
3507.000 BAIKIAEA Benth.  
Baikiaea plurijuga Harms [VU]B,W,C,S
3508.000 TAMARINDUS L.  
Tamarindus indica L. C,E,S
3509.000 AFZELIA Sm.  
Afzelia peturei De Wild. W
Afzelia quanzensis Welw. B,N,W,C,E,S
Intsia quanzensis (Welw.) Kuntze
Pahudia quangensis sensu Eyles
3516.020 JULBERNARDIA Pellegr.  
Julbernardia globiflora (Benth.) Troupin N,C,E,S
Berlinia eminii Taub.
Berlinia globiflora (Benth.) Harms ex Engl.
Isoberlinia globiflora (Benth.) Hutch. ex Greenway
Julbernardia paniculata (Benth.) Troupin N,W,C,E,S
Berlinia paniculata Benth.
Isoberlinia paniculata (Benth.) Greenway
3528.000 BAUHINIA L.  
Bauhinia galpinii N.E.Br. S?
Bauhinia punctata Bolle
Perlebia galpinii (N.E. Br.) Schmitz
Bauhinia macrantha Oliv. B,W,S
Bauhinia petersiana Bolle subsp. macrantha (Oliv.) Brummitt & J.H. Ross
Bauhinia petersiana Bolle subsp. serpae (Ficalho & Hiern) Brummitt & J.H. Ross
Bauhinia mendoncae Torre & Hillc. B,W
Bauhinia petersiana Bolle B,N,W,C,E,S
Bauhinia petersiana Bolle subsp. petersiana
Perlebia petersiana (Bolle) A. Schmitz
Bauhinia tomentosa L. N,C,E,S
Bauhinia urbaniana Schinz B,S
Perlebia urbaniana (Schinz) A. Schmitz
Bauhinia variegata L.
var. variegata N,C
3528.010 PILIOSTIGMA Hochst.  
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh. B,N,W,C,E,S
Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
3528.030 TYLOSEMA Torre & Hillc.  
Tylosema esculentum (Burch.) Schreiber
Bauhinia esculenta Burch.
Tylosema fassoglense (Kotschy ex Schweinf.) Torre & Hillc. N,W,C,E,S
Bauhinia fassoglensis Schweinf.
3530.000 DIALIUM L.  
Dialium angolense Oliv. [LR-lc]B,N,W,C,S
Dialium englerianum Henriq. W,C,S
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
Cassia abbreviata Oliv.
subsp. beareana (Holmes) Brenan C,S
Cassia granitica Baker f.
Cassia abbreviata Oliv. N,W,C,S
Cassia abbreviata Oliv. var. granitica (Baker f.) Baker f.
Cassia granitica Baker f.
Cassia angolensis Hiern C,S
3536.010 CHAMAECRISTA Moench  
Chamaecrista absus (L.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby B,N,W,C,E,S
Cassia absus L.
Chamaecrista biensis (Steyaert) Lock B
Cassia biensis (Steyaert) Mendonça & Torre
Chamaecrista falcinella (Oliv.) Lock
var. parviflora (Steyaert) Lock B,C,S
Cassia falcinella Oliv. var. parviflora Steyaert
Chamaecrista falcinella (Oliv.) Lock
var. intermedia (Brenan) Lock N
Chamaecrista fenarolii (Mendonça & Torre) Lock W
Cassia fenarolii Mendonça & Torre
Chamaecrista gracilior (Ghesq.) Lock N,W,C,E,S
Cassia gracilior (Ghesq.) Steyaert
Chamaecrista katangensis (Ghesq.) Lock
var. nuda (Steyaert) Lock W
Chamaecrista katangensis (Ghesq.) Lock
var. katangensis N,W
Chamaecrista katangensis (Ghesq.) Lock N,C
Chamaecrista katangensis (Ghesq.) Steyaert N
Chamaecrista kirkii (Oliv.) Standl.
var. kirkii N
Cassia kirkii Oliv.
Chamaecrista mimosoides (L.) Greene B,N,W,C,E,S
Cassia mimosoides L.
Chamaecrista nigricans (Vahl) Greene N
Chamaecrista parva (Steyaert) Lock N,W,E
Cassia parva Steyaert
Chamaecrista polytricha (Brenan) Lock
var. pauciflora Brenan
Chamaecrista robynsiana (Ghesq.) Lock W,C
Chamaecrista stricta E. Mey. N,W,C,E,S
Cassia capensis Thunb. var. humifusa Ghesq.
Cassia kirkii Oliv. var. quarrei Ghesq.
Cassia quarrei (Ghesq.) Steyaert
3536.020 SENNA Mill.  
CASSIA L. p.p.  
Senna didymobotrya (Fresen.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby B,N,W,C
Cassia didymobotrya Fresen.
Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby B,N,C,E,S
Cassia obtusifolia L.
Senna occidentalis (L.) Link B,N,C,S
Cassia occidentalis L.
Senna petersiana (Bolle) Lock N,C,S
Cassia petersiana Bolle
Senna petersiana × singueana C
Senna septemtrionalis (Viv.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby
Cassia floribunda Cav.
Senna singueana (Delile) Lock B,N,W,C,E,S
Cassia goratensis Fresen.
Cassia singueana Delile
Cassia tettensis Bolle
3553.000 PTEROLOBIUM Wight & Arn.  
Pterolobium stellatum (Forssk.) Brenan N,C,S
Cantuffa exosa J.F. Gmel.
Pterolobium exosum (J.F. Gmel.) Baker f.
Pterolobium lacerans R. Br.
3556.010 DELONIX Raf.  
Delonix elata (L.) Gamble
Poinciana elata L.
3560.000 MEZONEURON Desf.  
Mezoneuron angolense Oliv. W
Caesalpinia angolensis (Oliv.) Herend. & Zarucchi
Mezoneuron welwitschianum Oliv. W
3561.000 PELTOPHORUM (Vogel) Benth.  
Peltophorum africanum Sond. B,N,W,C,E,S

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Checklist: Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae., retrieved 26 February 2024

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