African Plant Database


Acalypha acrogyna Pax
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 43: 323 (1909)
Information on the genus : Acalypha
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much-branched scrambling shrub to 3 m tall or tree to 5 m, unarmed, slender-stemmed, with long shoots and short lateral shoots (brachyblasts).
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Ecology : Riverine and lakeshore evergreen forest; rain-forest with Chrysophyllum albidum, Cola gigantea, Erythrophleum suaveolens, Alstonia boonei, Parinari excelsa, Milicia excelsa, scandent along trail in rain forest; forest clearings; 500-1250 m alt.
  See under A. boiviniana. - Possibly not distinct from A. sonderiana ; confused with A. neptunica.

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

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1991). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Généralités et Anonaceae à Pandanaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 204
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 274 (2006).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 107065
 
Record n°107065
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