Schotia tamarindifolia forbesiana Baill.
Schotia transvaalensis Rolfe
Theodora capitata (Bolle) Taub.
Schotia capitata is an evergreen, many-stemmed shrub or slender tree; it can grow up to 7 metres tall. The plant sometimes adopts a more or less climbing habit, and often forms large tangled thickets[
The tree is sometimes harvested from the wild for local use of its wood. It is occasionally planted as ornamental[
Southern Africa - Zimbabwe, southern Mozambique, eastern South Africa and Swaziland.
Near rivers; sandy plains; dry woodland, scrub forest; at elevations up to 300 metres[
]. Dry thornveld and bushveld[
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Although many species within the family Fabaceae have a symbiotic relationship with soil bacteria, this species is said to be devoid of such a relationship and therefore does not fix atmospheric nitrogen[
The wood is sometimes used for msking furniture[
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