African Plant Database


Tragia pungens (Forssk.) Müll. Arg.
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Prodr. (DC.) 15(2.2): 941 (1866) 
Information on the genus : Tragia
Basionym : Jatropha pungens Forssk.
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Jatropha pungens Forssk.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tragia arabica Baill.
=Tragia cordifolia Vahl (1790)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Sprawling or twining subshrub to 2 m long, occasionally erect; monoecious, sometimes dioecious in Somalia.
Ecology : Among rocks in open deciduous woodland or bushland; 910-2000 m alt.
  Arabia.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 294 (2006).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 106980
 
Record n°106980
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