Wild Teak

Scientific Name
Pterocarpus angolensis DC.
Higher Classification
Pterocarpus bussei Harms, Pterocarpus dekindtianus Harms
Common Names
Bastergreinhout (a), Bloedboom (a), Bloedhout (a), Bloodwood (e), Dolfhout (a), Greinhout (a), Kajatenhout (a), Kiaat (e), Kiaat (a), Kiaatboom (a), Lakhout (a), Matabeleland Deal (e), Mokwa (tw), Morôtô (ns), Morotômadi (tw), Mutondo (v), Paddle-wood (e), Sealing Wax Tree (e), Sealing-wax Tree (e), Tati Bloodwood (e), Transvaal Teak (e), Umbilo (z), Umvangazi (z), Wild Teak (e), Wildekiaat (a), Wilde-kiaat (a), Wildekiaathout (a)
National Status
Status and Criteria
Least Concern
Assessment Date
W. Foden & L. Potter
This taxon was not selected in any one of four screening processes for highlighting potential taxa of conservation concern for detailed assessment and was hence given an automated status of Least Concern. The Threatened Species Programme is currently systematically completing full assessments for all taxa with an automated status. If you disagree with this taxon's status, please contact the Threatened Species Programme at the link below.
Not endemic to South Africa
Provincial distribution
KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga
Habitat and Ecology
Major system
Assessment History
Taxon assessed
Status and Criteria
Citation/Red List version
Pterocarpus angolensis DC.Least Concern Raimondo et al. (2009)

Boon, R. 2010. Pooley's Trees of eastern South Africa. Flora and Fauna Publications Trust, Durban.

Raimondo, D., von Staden, L., Foden, W., Victor, J.E., Helme, N.A., Turner, R.C., Kamundi, D.A. and Manyama, P.A. 2009. Red List of South African Plants. Strelitzia 25. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.

Foden, W. & Potter, L. 2005. Pterocarpus angolensis DC. National Assessment: Red List of South African Plants version 2020.1. Accessed on 2024/02/25

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