Pterocelastrus tricuspidatus

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Pterocelastrus tricuspidatus


Taxonavigation: Celastrales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Celastrales

Familia: Celastraceae
Genus: Pterocelastrus
Species: Pterocelastrus tricuspidatus


Pterocelastrus tricuspidatus Walp., Repert. Bot. Syst. 1: 535 1842.


  • Asterocarpus arboreus Eckl. & Zeyh.
  • Asterocarpus burmanni Eckl. & Zeyh.
  • Asterocarpus litoralis Eckl. & Zeyh.
  • Asterocarpus nervosus Eckl. & Zeyh.
  • Asterocarpus stenopterus Eckl. & Zeyh.
  • Asterocarpus tetrapterus Eckl. & Zeyh.
  • Asterocarpus tricuspidatus Kuntze
  • Celastrus pterocarpus DC.
  • Celastrus tricuspidatus Lam.
  • Pterocelastrus arboreus (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Walp.
  • Pterocelastrus burmanni (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Walp.
  • Pterocelastrus litoralis (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Walp.
  • Pterocelastrus nervosus (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Walp.
  • Pterocelastrus stenopterus (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Walp.
  • Pterocelastrus tetrapterus (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Walp.
  • Pterocelastrus variabilis Sond.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal, W-Cape Prov., E-Cape Prov.)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Vernacular names[edit]

Afrikaans: Kershout, Kersiehout
English: Candlewood
isiXhosa: iBholo, iTywina, uTwina
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