African Plant Database

Tragia furialis Bojer
Protologue : Hortus Maurit. 286 (1837); 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 Madagascar :
  • Oliver, D., Dyer, W.T.T.; Prain, D.; Hill, A.W. (1913). Flora of Tropical Africa 6(1): 996

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 293 (2006).
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