African Plant Database

Tragia abortiva M. G. Gilbert
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 12(4): 396 (1992)
Information on the genus : Tragia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Dioecious, many-stemmed shrub to 1,2 m tall; stems stiffly erect, usually twining only slightly at the tip (only with fully twining stems when growing in deep shade), base woody to 1 cm thick; galled male flowers present.
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Ecology : On the top of basement complex ridges with mostly broadleaved deciduous woodland with Combretum molle, Bridelia scleroneura, Acacia hockii, Ozoroa insignis, etc.; open areas with low Hyparrhenia-Enteropogon grassland; locally abundant; 1550-1800 m alt
  Possibly closest to T. doryoides.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 107000
Record n°107000
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