Syrrhopodon usambaricus Broth. ex S. Orbán is placed in synonymy with Syrrhopodon asper Mitt., and Syrrhopodon lisowskii S. Orbán in synonymy with Syrrhopodon gardneri (Hook.) Schwägr. The distinctive features of Syrrhopodon stuhlmannii Broth. are discussed, and the only records of Calymperes moluccense Schwägr. from Africa are redetermined as Calymperes palisotii Schwägr.