African Plant Database

Tragia dioica Sond.
Information on the genus : Tragia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tragia schinzii Pax (1898)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect or suberect perennial herb to 60 cm tall, usually much less, monoecious or polygamo-dioecious; stems several from a woody rootstock.
Ecology : Hot dry country in scrub mopane and calcrete pans; ± 950 m alt.
  Botswana, Namibia, S. Africa.
  Confused with T. okanyua.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Dwarf shrub, Herb - Ht 0.15 - 0.6 m. Alt: 275 - 1380 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, GA, LP, MP, NC, NW
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 106929
Record n°106929
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