African Plant Database

Acalypha acrogyna Pax
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 43: 323 (1909)
Information on the genus : Acalypha
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 :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 204 (1991).
  • 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
carte afrique num 107065
Record n°107065
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