African Plant Database

Tragia lasiophylla Pax & K. Hoffm.
Information on the genus : Tragia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect, sparingly or moderately branched, monoecious, perennial herb 30-80 cm tall, with a woody rootstock.
Ecology : Brachystegia woodland, often along grassy edges subject to burning; sometimes in disturbed places; Kalahari sand woodland; grassland in open woodland; usually in sandy soil; 800-1525 m alt.
  In habit this species also links other Tragia species with Tragiella via Tragiella friesiana from Zambia.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
carte afrique num 106966
Record n°106966
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