African Plant Database

Acalypha benguelensis Müll. Arg.
Information on the genus : Acalypha
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Acalypha teusczii Pax (1894)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Stems woody, erect, shortly branched towards the base, to 30,5-45 cm tall or less, angular, arising from a thick rhizome; monoecious.
Ecology : Herbaceous wooded places; not abundant.

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
carte afrique num 107068
Record n°107068
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