African Plant Database

Acalypha sonderiana Müll. Arg.
Protologue : Linnaea 34: 9 (1865)
Information on the genus : Acalypha
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Acalypha petiolaris Sond.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Very similar to A. acrogyna, but a thorny shrub with stout branches; leaves usually obtuse or rounded at the apex.
Ecology : Hot dry locality in Androstachys (Euphorbiaceae) woodland, beside seasonal watercourse; low alt.
  S. Africa (Kwazulu-Natal).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Tree, Shrub - Ht 1.5 - 3 m. Alt: 3 - 460 m. Distribution: KN

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 275 (2006).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 107061
Record n°107061
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