Swaziland's Flora Database:
Pterocarpus rotundifolius (Sond.) Druce subsp. rotundifolius
(name current 2016)
Growth form: Tree
Found within protected areas
Local abundance: occasional
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Pterocarpus rotundifolius - (Lidlebelendlovu) Medium-sized tree, often socially numerous; only occasional trees reaching flowering stature. Stems and underside of leaflets shortly hairy. Leaf-stalk c 5 cm long, leaflets c five, almost circular, c 5 cm diam, tip slightly notched with minute point. Flowers well-spaced in large handsome much-branched inflorescences at ends of branches, produced at time of leaf maturity. Calyx c 5 mm long, lobes short and blunt, almost hairless. Corolla yellow, c 1,3 cm long, hairless, standard erect. Fruit oval, c 4 cm long x 2,5 cm wide, membranous, hairless.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.
Included in Tree Atlas.
Culverwell, J., K.P. Braun (in prep). Mlawula Nature Reserve Annotated Flora Checklist (incomplete, unpublished)