A picture of a Samani


Sterculia rogersii

Also known as

Nsolodza, Sterkastaiing

Full Sun
Moderate care


USDA zone


Minimum temperature


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  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Samani

Sterculia rogersii tree trunk with peeling bark
Sterculia rogersii yellowish-green leaves
Sterculia rogersii fruit capsules
Ripe Sterculia rogersii fruit capsules releasing seeds

Samani Overview

This is a small tree with smooth bark flaking to reveal reddish to purple or yellowish under-bark and a characteristic thickset trunk. It has saucer-shaped, showy yellow flowers with radiating red streaks carried on the old wood and young branches, making it a very interesting garden subject. ZA Distribution: KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga.

Special features of Samani

Attracts birds

Pot plant

Other uses of Samani

Other uses