African Plant Database

Tragia gardneri Prain
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 52 (1909)
Information on the genus : Tragia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect, branched perennial herb to 50 cm tall, monoecious; stems several from a woody rootstock.
Ecology : Dambo and vlei grassland in sand and black clay soils; sometimes on termitaria; ± 1500 m alt.
  Very distinct, only distantly related to T. dioica.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Dwarf shrub, Herb - Ht 0.2 - 0.5 m. Alt: +/- 1050 m. Distribution: BOT
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°106958
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