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 Botswana 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
Erythrostemon gilliesii Klotzsch
Caesalpinia gilliesii (Hook.) Benth.
Poinciana gilliesii (Hook.) Hook.
ADENOLOBUS (Benth. & Hook.f.) Torre & Hillc.  
Adenolobus pechuelii (Kuntze) Torre & Hillc.
subsp. pechuelii N
3471.000 ERYTHROPHLEUM Afzel. ex G. Don  
Erythrophleum africanum (Welw. ex Benth.) Harms N
Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Erythrophleum pubistamineum Henn.
3474.000 BURKEA Hook.  
Burkea africana Hook. N,SE
3490.010 COLOPHOSPERMUM J. Léonard  
Colophospermum mopane (Benth.) J. Léonard N,SE
Copaifera mopane J. Kirk ex Benth.
Hardwickia mopane (J. Kirk ex Benth.) Breteler
3490.020 GUIBOURTIA Benn.  
Guibourtia coleosperma (Benth.) J. Léonard N
Copaifera coleosperma Benth.
3504.000 BRACHYSTEGIA Benth.  
Brachystegia boehmii Taub. N
Brachystegia woodiana Harms
3506.000 SCHOTIA Jacq.  
Schotia brachypetala Sond. SE
Schotia semireducta Merxm.
Schotia capitata Bolle
3507.000 BAIKIAEA Benth.  
Baikiaea plurijuga Harms N
3509.000 AFZELIA Sm.  
Afzelia quanzensis Welw. N
Intsia quanzensis (Welw.) Kuntze
Pahudia quangensis sensu Eyles
3516.020 JULBERNARDIA Pellegr.  
Julbernardia globiflora (Benth.) Troupin N
Berlinia eminii Taub.
Berlinia globiflora (Benth.) Harms ex Engl.
Isoberlinia globiflora (Benth.) Hutch. ex Greenway
3528.000 BAUHINIA L.  
Bauhinia macrantha Oliv. N,SW,SE
Bauhinia petersiana Bolle subsp. macrantha (Oliv.) Brummitt & J.H. Ross
Bauhinia petersiana Bolle subsp. serpae (Ficalho & Hiern) Brummitt & J.H. Ross
Bauhinia petersiana Bolle
Bauhinia petersiana Bolle subsp. petersiana
Perlebia petersiana (Bolle) A. Schmitz
Bauhinia urbaniana Schinz N
Perlebia urbaniana (Schinz) A. Schmitz
3528.010 PILIOSTIGMA Hochst.  
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh. N
Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
3528.030 TYLOSEMA Torre & Hillc.  
Tylosema esculentum (Burch.) Schreiber N?,SW,SE
Bauhinia esculenta Burch.
Tylosema fassoglense (Kotschy ex Schweinf.) Torre & Hillc. N
Bauhinia fassoglensis Schweinf.
3530.000 DIALIUM L.  
Dialium englerianum Henriq. N
Dialium guineense sensu Eyles non Willd.
Dialium lacourtianum Vermoesen
Dialium simii E. Phillips
3536.000 CASSIA L.  
Cassia abbreviata Oliv.
subsp. abbreviata
Cassia abbreviata Oliv.
subsp. beareana (Holmes) Brenan N,SE
Cassia granitica Baker f.
Cassia abbreviata Oliv.
Cassia abbreviata Oliv. var. granitica (Baker f.) Baker f.
Cassia granitica Baker f.
3536.010 CHAMAECRISTA Moench  
Chamaecrista absus (L.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby N,SW,SE
Cassia absus L.
Chamaecrista biensis (Steyaert) Lock N,SW,SE
Cassia biensis (Steyaert) Mendonça & Torre
Chamaecrista capensis (Thunb.) E. Mey.
Chamaecrista falcinella (Oliv.) Lock
var. parviflora (Steyaert) Lock N
Cassia falcinella Oliv. var. parviflora Steyaert
Chamaecrista fenarolii (Mendonça & Torre) Lock
Cassia fenarolii Mendonça & Torre
Chamaecrista mimosoides (L.) Greene N
Cassia mimosoides L.
Chamaecrista parva (Steyaert) Lock
Cassia parva Steyaert
Chamaecrista stricta E. Mey. N
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 italica Mill.
subsp. arachoides (Burch.) Lock SW,SE
Cassia arachoides Burch.
Senna italica Mill.
subsp. micrantha (Brenan) Lock N
Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby N
Cassia obtusifolia L.
*Senna occidentalis (L.) Link N
Cassia occidentalis L.
Senna spectabilis (DC.) H.S. Irwin & Barneby
Cassia spectabilis DC.
3551.000 PARKINSONIA L.  
Parkinsonia aculeata L.
Parkinsonia africana Sond. SW?
3557.000 POMARIA Cav.  
HOFFMANNSEGGIA sensu auct. afr. non Cav.  
Pomaria burchellii (DC.) B.B. Simpson & G.P. Lewis
subsp. burchellii N,SW,SE
Caesalpinia burchellii Spreng.
Hoffmannseggia burchellii (DC.) Oliv.
Melanosticta burchellii DC.
Pomaria burchellii B.B. Simpson & G.P. Lewis
subsp. rubro-violacea (Baker f.) Brummitt N
Hoffmannseggia rubroviolacea Baker f.
Pomaria lactea (Schinz) B.B. Simpson & G.P. Lewis SW
3559.000 CAESALPINIA L.  
Caesalpinia rubra (Engl.) Brenan SE
3561.000 PELTOPHORUM (Vogel) Benth.  
Peltophorum africanum Sond. N,SE

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Botswana: Checklist: Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae., retrieved 28 May 2024

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