African Plant Database

Tragia rupestris Sond.
Protologue : Linnaea 23: 108 (1850)
Information on the genus : Tragia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with a woody base and slender stems 60-90 cm long, erect and much virgately branched below, weakly twining upwards; sometimes dioecious.
Ecology : Coastal dry open woodland and thickets on sand flats; near sea-level to 50 m alt.
  S. Africa.
  Similar to T. glabrata.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial- Shrub, Dwarf shrub, Herb, Climber - Ht 0.2 - 3 m. Alt: 50 - 1525 m. Distribution: GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
carte afrique num 106941
Record n°106941
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