Trees

The following is a list of native or naturalised species which, at least some of the time, possess this spot-character.

FamilySpeciesComment
Acanthaceae Anisotes pubinervis
Acanthaceae Brillantaisia cicatricosa
Acanthaceae Sclerochiton kirkii
Achariaceae Kiggelaria africana
Achariaceae Rawsonia lucida
Achariaceae Xylotheca tettensis var. macrophylla
Alangiaceae Alangium chinense
Anacardiaceae Lannea discolor
Anacardiaceae Lannea schimperi
Anacardiaceae Lannea schweinfurthii var. stuhlmannii
Anacardiaceae Lannea schweinfurthii var. tomentosa
Anacardiaceae Rhus longipes var. longipes
Anacardiaceae Rhus natalensis
Anacardiaceae Sorindeia madagascariensis
Anacardiaceae Trichoscypha ulugurensis subsp. ulugurensis
Anisophylleaceae Anisophyllea boehmii
Annonaceae Annona senegalensis subsp. senegalensis
Annonaceae Artabotrys brachypetalus
Annonaceae Artabotrys monteiroae
Annonaceae Cleistochlamys kirkii
Annonaceae Friesodielsia obovata
Annonaceae Hexalobus monopetalus
Annonaceae Monodora junodii var. junodii
Annonaceae Uvaria lucida subsp. virens
Annonaceae Xylopia aethiopica
Annonaceae Xylopia parviflora
Aphloiaceae Aphloia theiformis
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and Rauvolfioideae Acokanthera oppositifolia
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and Rauvolfioideae Carissa spinarum
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and Rauvolfioideae Diplorhynchus condylocarpon
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and Rauvolfioideae Funtumia africana
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and Rauvolfioideae Holarrhena pubescens
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and Rauvolfioideae Mascarenhasia arborescens
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and Rauvolfioideae Rauvolfia caffra
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and Rauvolfioideae Strophanthus nicholsonii
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and Rauvolfioideae Tabernaemontana elegans
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and Rauvolfioideae Tabernaemontana stapfiana
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and Rauvolfioideae Tabernaemontana ventricosa
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and Rauvolfioideae Voacanga africana
Apocynaceae subfamilies Apocynoideae and Rauvolfioideae Voacanga thouarsii
Apocynaceae subfamilies Asclepiadoideae and Secamonoideae Calotropis procera
Aquifoliaceae Ilex mitis var. mitis
Araceae Amorphophallus abyssinicus subsp. unyikae
Araliaceae Cussonia arborea
Araliaceae Cussonia spicata
Araliaceae Polyscias fulva
Araliaceae Schefflera umbellifera
Arecaceae Borassus aethiopum
Arecaceae Elaeis guineensis
Arecaceae Hyphaene petersiana
Arecaceae Phoenix reclinata
Arecaceae Raphia farinifera
Asteraceae Solanecio mannii
Asteraceae Vernonia amygdalina
Asteraceae Vernonia colorata subsp. colorata
Balanitaceae Balanites maughamii
Balanitaceae Balanites pedicellaris subsp. pedicellaris
Bignoniaceae Fernandoa abbreviata
Bignoniaceae Fernandoa magnifica
Bignoniaceae Kigelia africana
Bignoniaceae Markhamia obtusifolia
Bignoniaceae Markhamia zanzibarica
Bignoniaceae Stereospermum kunthianum
Bignoniaceae Tecomaria capensis subsp. nyassae
Bombacaceae Bombax rhodognaphalon
Boraginaceae Cordia africana
Boraginaceae Cordia goetzei
Boraginaceae Cordia mukuensis
Boraginaceae Cordia myxa
Boraginaceae Ehretia cymosa var. divaricata
Canellaceae Warburgia salutaris
Capparaceae Boscia angustifolia var. corymbosa
Capparaceae Boscia salicifolia
Capparaceae Cladostemon kirkii
Capparaceae Maerua kirkii
Capparaceae Maerua triphylla subsp. pubescens
Capparaceae Thilachium africanum
Celastraceae Catha edulis
Celastraceae Elaeodendron schlechterianum
Celastraceae Gymnosporia senegalensis
Celastraceae Pleurostylia africana
Chrysobalanaceae Parinari curatellifolia
Clusiaceae Garcinia livingstonei
Clusiaceae Garcinia smeathmannii
Clusiaceae Garcinia volkensii
Clusiaceae Harungana madagascariensis
Clusiaceae Hypericum revolutum
Clusiaceae Psorospermum febrifugum
Combretaceae Combretum adenogonium
Combretaceae Combretum mossambicense
Combretaceae Pteleopsis myrtifolia
Connaraceae Rourea orientalis
Cornaceae Afrocrania volkensii
Cupressaceae Juniperus procera
Cupressaceae Widdringtonia nodiflora
Cyatheaceae Cyathea capensis
Cyatheaceae Cyathea dregei
Cyatheaceae Cyathea manniana
Cyatheaceae Cyathea thomsonii
Dipterocarpaceae Monotes engleri
Dracaenaceae Dracaena mannii
Dracaenaceae Dracaena steudneri
Ebenaceae Diospyros abyssinica subsp. abyssinica
Ebenaceae Diospyros kirkii
Ebenaceae Diospyros loureiriana subsp. loureiriana
Ebenaceae Diospyros lycioides subsp. sericea
Ebenaceae Diospyros mespiliformis
Ebenaceae Diospyros natalensis subsp. natalensis
Ebenaceae Diospyros quiloensis
Ebenaceae Diospyros senensis
Ebenaceae Diospyros squarrosa
Ebenaceae Diospyros whyteana
Erythroxylaceae Erythroxylum emarginatum
Euphorbiaceae Alchornea hirtella
Euphorbiaceae Alchornea laxiflora
Euphorbiaceae Cavacoa aurea
Euphorbiaceae Croton megalocarpus
Euphorbiaceae Croton menyharthii
Euphorbiaceae Croton pseudopulchellus
Euphorbiaceae Croton sylvaticus
Euphorbiaceae Erythrococca menyharthii
Euphorbiaceae Erythrococca trichogyne var. trichogyne
Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia cooperi var. calidicola
Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia griseola subsp. mashonica
Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia ingens
Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia lividiflora
Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia matabelensis
Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia pulcherrima
Euphorbiaceae Euphorbia tirucalli
Euphorbiaceae Excoecaria bussei
Euphorbiaceae Jatropha curcas
Euphorbiaceae Macaranga capensis
Euphorbiaceae Macaranga mellifera
Euphorbiaceae Mallotus oppositifolius var. oppositifolius
Euphorbiaceae Manihot glaziovii
Euphorbiaceae Maprounea africana
Euphorbiaceae Neoboutonia macrocalyx
Euphorbiaceae Neoboutonia mannii
Euphorbiaceae Neoboutonia melleri
Euphorbiaceae Ricinus communis var. communis Possibly sometimes a small tree
Euphorbiaceae Schinziophyton rautanenii
Euphorbiaceae Shirakiopsis elliptica
Euphorbiaceae Synadenium cameronii
Euphorbiaceae Synadenium kirkii
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Afzelia quanzensis
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Bauhinia petersiana
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Bauhinia tomentosa
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Brachystegia allenii
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Brachystegia boehmii
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Brachystegia manga
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Brachystegia spiciformis
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Brachystegia tamarindoides subsp. torrei
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Brachystegia tamarindoides subsp. microphylla
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Brachystegia utilis
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Burkea africana
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Cassia abbreviata
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Cassia abbreviata subsp. abbreviata
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Colophospermum mopane
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Erythrophleum africanum
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Erythrophleum suaveolens
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Julbernardia globiflora
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Peltophorum africanum
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Piliostigma thonningii
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Senna didymobotrya
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Senna petersiana
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Senna septemtrionalis
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Senna singueana
Fabaceae subfamily Caesalpinioideae Tamarindus indica
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia abyssinica
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia amythethophylla
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia galpinii
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia goetzei subsp. microphylla
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia goetzei subsp. goetzei
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia goetzei
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia hockii
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia karroo
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia nigrescens
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia pilispina
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia polyacantha subsp. campylacantha
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia seyal var. fistula
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia sieberiana var. woodii
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Acacia xanthophloea
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Albizia adianthifolia
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Albizia amara subsp. sericocephala
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Albizia anthelmintica
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Albizia antunesiana
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Albizia glaberrima var. glabrescens
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Albizia gummifera
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Albizia lebbeck
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Albizia schimperiana var. schimperiana
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Albizia tanganyicensis
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Albizia versicolor
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Albizia zimmermannii
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Amblygonocarpus andongensis
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Dichrostachys cinerea
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Elephantorrhiza goetzei subsp. goetzei
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Entada abyssinica
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Faidherbia albida
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Newtonia buchananii
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Parkia filicoidea
Fabaceae subfamily Mimosoideae Xylia torreana
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Bobgunnia madagascariensis
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Bolusanthus speciosus
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Cordyla africana
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Craibia brevicaudata subsp. baptistarum
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Dalbergia arbutifolia subsp. arbutifolia
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Dalbergia boehmii subsp. boehmii
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Dalbergia melanoxylon
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Dalbergia nitidula
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Dalbergiella nyasae
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Erythrina abyssinica
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Erythrina livingstoniana
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Erythrina lysistemon
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Indigofera lyallii subsp. lyallii
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Indigofera rhynchocarpa var. rhynchocarpa
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Indigofera swaziensis var. perplexa
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Millettia usaramensis subsp. australis
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Mundulea sericea
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Ormocarpum kirkii
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Ormocarpum trichocarpum
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Pericopsis angolensis
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Philenoptera bussei
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Philenoptera violacea
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Pterocarpus angolensis
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Pterocarpus brenanii
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Pterocarpus lucens subsp. antunesii
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Pterocarpus rotundifolius subsp. polyanthus
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Pterocarpus rotundifolius subsp. rotundifolius
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Rhynchosia clivorum subsp. pycnantha
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Sesbania sesban var. nubica
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Xanthocercis zambesiaca
Fabaceae subfamily Papilionoideae Xeroderris stuhlmannii
Gentianaceae Anthocleista grandiflora
Hamamelidaceae Trichocladus ellipticus subsp. malosanus
Hernandiaceae Gyrocarpus americanus subsp. africanus
Heteropyxidaceae Heteropyxis dehniae
Heteropyxidaceae Heteropyxis natalensis
Hypoxidaceae Hypoxis goetzei
Icacinaceae Apodytes dimidiata var. dimidiata
Iteaceae Choristylis rhamnoides
Ixonanthaceae Phyllocosmus lemaireanus
Kirkiaceae Kirkia acuminata
Lamiaceae Premna senensis
Lamiaceae Vitex doniana
Lamiaceae Vitex madiensis subsp. madiensis
Lamiaceae Vitex mombassae
Lauraceae Cryptocarya liebertiana
Lauraceae Ocotea kenyensis
Linaceae Hugonia orientalis
Loganiaceae Strychnos cocculoides
Malvaceae Azanza garckeana
Malvaceae Hibiscus burtt-davyi
Malvaceae Hibiscus diversifolius subsp. rivularis
Meliaceae Ekebergia benguelensis
Meliaceae Ekebergia capensis
Meliaceae Entandrophragma caudatum
Meliaceae Khaya anthotheca
Meliaceae Melia azedarach
Meliaceae Trichilia capitata
Meliaceae Trichilia dregeana
Meliaceae Trichilia emetica subsp. emetica
Meliaceae Turraea floribunda
Meliaceae Turraea nilotica
Melianthaceae Bersama abyssinica
Monimiaceae Xymalos monospora
Moraceae Dorstenia benguellensis
Moraceae Dorstenia buchananii var. buchananii
Moraceae Dorstenia cuspidata var. cuspidata
Moraceae Ficus abutilifolia
Moraceae Ficus burkei
Moraceae Ficus bussei
Moraceae Ficus cyathistipula subsp. cyathistipula
Moraceae Ficus exasperata
Moraceae Ficus fischeri
Moraceae Ficus glumosa
Moraceae Ficus ingens
Moraceae Ficus lutea
Moraceae Ficus natalensis subsp. natalensis
Moraceae Ficus nigropunctata
Moraceae Ficus ovata
Moraceae Ficus polita subsp. brevipedunculata
Moraceae Ficus salicifolia
Moraceae Ficus sansibarica subsp. sansibarica
Moraceae Ficus scassellatii subsp. scassellatii
Moraceae Ficus stuhlmannii
Moraceae Ficus sur
Moraceae Ficus sycomorus
Moraceae Ficus trichopoda
Moraceae Ficus vallis-choudae
Moraceae Ficus verruculosa
Moraceae Maclura africana
Moraceae Milicia excelsa
Moraceae Morus mesozygia
Moraceae Treculia africana subsp. africana var. africana
Moraceae Trilepisium madagascariense
Musaceae Ensete ventricosum
Myricaceae Morella pilulifera
Myricaceae Morella serrata
Myrsinaceae Maesa lanceolata
Myrsinaceae Rapanea melanophloeos
Myrtaceae Eugenia natalitia
Myrtaceae Psidium cattleianum
Myrtaceae Psidium guajava
Myrtaceae Syzygium cordatum
Myrtaceae Syzygium guineense subsp. guineense
Myrtaceae Syzygium guineense subsp. afromontanum
Ochnaceae Brackenridgea zanguebarica
Ochnaceae Ochna gambleoides
Ochnaceae Ochna holstii
Ochnaceae Ochna polyneura
Ochnaceae Ochna rovumensis
Ochnaceae Ochna schweinfurthiana
Olacaceae Olax dissitiflora
Olacaceae Olax obtusifolia
Olacaceae Strombosia scheffleri
Olacaceae Ximenia caffra var. natalensis
Olacaceae Ximenia caffra var. caffra
Oleaceae Schrebera alata
Phyllanthaceae Bridelia micrantha
Phyllanthaceae Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia
Pinaceae Pinus patula
Pittosporaceae Pittosporum viridiflorum var. viridiflorum
Poaceae Setaria lindenbergiana
Podocarpaceae Podocarpus henkelii
Podocarpaceae Podocarpus latifolius
Polygalaceae Securidaca longepedunculata
Proteaceae Faurea delevoyi
Proteaceae Faurea rochetiana
Proteaceae Faurea saligna
Proteaceae Protea angolensis var. divaricata
Proteaceae Protea gaguedi
Proteaceae Protea petiolaris subsp. elegans
Proteaceae Protea welwitschii
Rhamnaceae Berchemia discolor
Rhamnaceae Lasiodiscus usambarensis
Rhamnaceae Rhamnus prinoides
Rhamnaceae Scutia myrtina
Rhamnaceae Ziziphus abyssinica
Rhamnaceae Ziziphus mauritiana
Rhamnaceae Ziziphus mucronata subsp. mucronata
Rhamnaceae Ziziphus pubescens subsp. pubescens
Rosaceae Prunus africana
Rubiaceae Aidia micrantha var. msonju
Rubiaceae Breonadia salicina
Rubiaceae Catunaregam taylorii
Rubiaceae Cephalanthus natalensis
Rubiaceae Coffea arabica
Rubiaceae Crossopteryx febrifuga
Rubiaceae Hymenodictyon floribundum
Rubiaceae Hymenodictyon parvifolium subsp. parvifolium
Rubiaceae Ixora narcissodora
Rubiaceae Ixora scheffleri subsp. scheffleri
Rubiaceae Pauridiantha symplocoides
Rubiaceae Pavetta gardeniifolia
Rubiaceae Rothmannia engleriana
Rubiaceae Rothmannia manganjae
Rubiaceae Rytigynia macrura
Rubiaceae Rytigynia uhligii
Rubiaceae Tarenna pavettoides subsp. affinis
Rutaceae Calodendrum capense
Rutaceae Citrus limon
Rutaceae Clausena anisata
Rutaceae Fagaropsis angolensis
Rutaceae Harrisonia abyssinica
Rutaceae Oricia bachmannii
Rutaceae Zanthoxylum chalybeum var. chalybeum
Salicaceae Casearia battiscombei
Salicaceae Casearia gladiiformis
Salicaceae Dovyalis caffra
Salicaceae Dovyalis macrocalyx
Salicaceae Flacourtia indica
Salicaceae Homalium dentatum
Salicaceae Oncoba spinosa
Salicaceae Oncoba welwitschii
Salicaceae Salix mucronata subsp. subserrata
Salicaceae Scolopia stolzii
Salicaceae Scolopia zeyheri
Santalaceae Osyris lanceolata
Sapindaceae Aporrhiza paniculata
Sapindaceae Dodonaea viscosa subsp. angustifolia
Sapindaceae Filicium decipiens
Sapindaceae Haplocoelum foliolosum subsp. foliolosum
Sapindaceae Lecaniodiscus fraxinifolius
Sapindaceae Zanha africana
Sapindaceae Zanha golungensis
Scrophulariaceae Buddleja salviifolia
Solanaceae Solanum aculeastrum var. aculeastrum
Solanaceae Solanum betaceum
Solanaceae Solanum mauritianum
Sterculiaceae Cola greenwayi
Sterculiaceae Dombeya burgessiae
Sterculiaceae Sterculia africana
Sterculiaceae Sterculia quinqueloba
Stilbaceae Halleria lucida
Stilbaceae Nuxia congesta
Stilbaceae Nuxia floribunda
Stilbaceae Nuxia oppositifolia
Theaceae Camellia sinensis
Thymelaeaceae Dais cotinifolia
Ulmaceae Celtis africana
Ulmaceae Celtis gomphophylla
Ulmaceae Chaetachme aristata
Ulmaceae Trema orientalis
Urticaceae Myrianthus holstii
Vitaceae Rhoicissus revoilii
Number of species: 405


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Malawi: List of species with each spot-character: Trees.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species-spot-display.php?species_id=2, retrieved 22 June 2018

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