African Plant Database

Tragia tenuifolia Benth.
Protologue : Niger Fl. 502 (1849) 
Information on the genus : Tragia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tragia calvescens Pax
=Tragia manniana Müll. Arg.
=Tragia klingii Pax
=Tragia zenkeri Pax
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Creeping or scandent perennial, weak herb to 3 m tall when supported, otherwise shorter; monoecious.
Ecology : Forest edges; clearings and undergrowth; trail; evergreen rain-forest with Chrysophyllum albidum, Cola gigantea, Erythrophleum suaveolens, Alstonia boonei, Parinari excelsa, Milicia excelsa; 950-1220 m alt.
  São Tomé.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography other :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:210 (2012)
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 106989
Record n°106989
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