African Plant Database

Tragia furialis Bojer ex Prain
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. 6(1): 996 (1913) 
Information on the genus : Tragia
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tragia furialis var. scheffleri (Baker) Pax & K. Hoffm.
=Tragia scheffleri Baker (1908)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial, monoecious, usually sparingly branched herb, erect at first, or less often procumbent, later scandent or twining, to 3 m tall, though more commonly ± 60 cm, with many stems arising from a single root.
Ecology : Forest and secondary associations; often on coral, limestone or rock outcrops; spreading into disturbed places; Newtonia evergreen forest; riparian forest and thickets; 0-250(-900) m alt.
  Madagascar, Comoro Is.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 293 (2006).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 106956
Record n°106956
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