Afzelia quanzensis is a protected tree in South Africa. See also. List of Southern African indigenous trees. References. ^ “Protected Trees” (PDF). Like other Afzelia spp., the wood of Afzelia quanzensis is characterized by an excellent stability with little susceptibility to variations in humidity, small shrinkage . Afzelia quanzensis. Fabaceae – Caesalpinioideae. Welw. mahogany bean, lucky bean tree, chamfuti, afzelia. Larvae of the maize cobborer attacking seeds of.
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Check-list of ornamental plants used in Rhodesian parks and gardens.
Pages 61 – A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8 2 Page A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10 1 Page Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana.
Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page Pages 17 – Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Click on each image to see a larger version and details of the record View all images Kuntze Pahudia quangensis sensu Eyles. Medium-sized to large deciduous tree.
Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Afzelia quanzensis
Bark greyish-brown, flaking, leaving pale patches. Leaves paripinnate with pairs of sub opposite leaflets.
Leaflets oblong-elliptic, cm long, dark green above paler below, leathery; margin entire with a yellow rim. Inflorescence leaf-opposed, racemose, flowered.
Flowers with a single petal, pinkish-red with yellow veining. Fruit a large flattened pod, thickly woody, cm, splitting to reveal large, shiny black seeds with a bright red aril.
The wood, known as Chamfute, is hard and durable. The tree is threatened by illegal cutting for wood carvings. Although recorded at up to m in altitude, it is much quuanzensis at lower altitudes.
Derivation of specific name: Red data list status: Insects associated with this species: Charaxes cithaeron cithaeron Food plant Charaxes protoclea azota Food plant Charaxes etesipe tavetensis Larval foodplant Charaxes castor flavifasciatus Larval foodplant.
Display spot characters for this species.