African Plant Database

Tragia platycalyx 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, branched subshrub to 30 cm tall.
Ecology : Sandy soil under trees; 1524 m alt.
  Only known from the type collected in 1959. Very distinctive species on account of the bipartite lobules of the female calyx-lobes. Near T. senegalensis, T. meyeriana Müll. Arg. (S. Africa), T. acalyphoides.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 106974
Record n°106974
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