This member of the
Sterculiaceae* family was described by
Laurence J. Dorr & Lisa Ceryle Barnett in 1990. It is found in Somalia, growing in
a well drained soil with some water and some sun. The stem will grow
to one meter or more in diameter, and reach ten meters or more in
*This family might been incorporated
in the Malvaceae
family now, as sub-family: Sterculioideae, tribe: Sterculieae.