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  Dombeya burgessiae
 
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  Family: STERCULIACEAE
  Citation:  Dombeya burgessiae Gerrard ex Harv. & Sond., Fl. Cap. 2: 590. 1862. Dombeya calantha K.Schum., Monogr. Afrik. Pflanzen-Fam. 5: 28. 1900; K.C. Malick in B.D. Sharma & Sanjappa, Fl. India 3: 475. 1993; V. Chithra in P. Daniel, Fl. Kerala 1: 451. 2005.
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  Description: Shrubs. Leaves alternate, 3-5-lobed, 9.2-30.2 x 7.5-17 cm, cordate at base, coarsely dentate at margin, acuminate at apex, pubescent on both surfaces, 7-nerved at base. Corymbs axillary; peduncles, bracts and bracteoles pubescent. Flowers mildly fragrant. Sepals linear-lanceolate, acute, ca 9 x 3 mm, pubescent, persistent. Petals obliquely obovate, ca 1.3 x 1.2 cm, pinkish white, persistent. Stamens 15, alternating with 5 staminodes; staminal tube ca 2 mm long. Ovary sessile, pubescent, 5-loculed; ovules many in each locule; stigma 5-fid, reflexed. Capsules dehiscing loculicidally.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: Throughout the year
  District(s): All Districts
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  Habitat: Grown as garden plant
  Distribution: Native of South and Central Africa
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White, Pink, Red
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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