African Plant Database

Tragia lippiifolia Radcl.-Sm.
Protologue : Kew Bull. 40(1): 232 (1985)
Information on the genus : Tragia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect monoecious little-branched subshrub to 25 cm tall.
Ecology : Black cotton mbunga vertisoil in valley grassland; 1524 m alt.
  There is a rather striking similarity between the habit and foliage of this species and Lippia carviodora (Verbenaceae) from East Africa. Only known from the type collected in 1977. Near T. ceanothifolia
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 106967
Record n°106967
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