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TreeBook: Tree Species Indigenous to Southern Africa,   indexed by Scientific name.

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Pterocarpus rotundifolius

pterocarpus rotundifolius | Round-leaved teak | Striking yellow flowers in profusion.

Pterocarpus rotundifolius | Round-leaved teak | A profusely flowering, semi-deciduous, drought tolerant tree.| North-east Pretoria

Gardening ideas

Suitable for a small garden. Pterocarpus rotundifolius bears bright yellow flowers in profusion. It attracts many insects.

Pterocarpus rotundifolius

Round-leaved bloodwood


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It is mildly sensitive ( min. temperature is -0.5C)

  • It will grow in soil type:

well-drained, sandy

Small: 8m high; 8m crown

  • Mature size?

  • Plant in container?


  • It's leaf growth is


  • It's growth rate is


  • It's roots are


  • It's drought tolerance?

Drought tollerant

  • Sexes?

Bisexual flower on same the tree

  • Birds?



  • Screening value?

  • Flowers?

flowers in profusion

  • Value to game?

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