African Plant Database

Acalypha boiviniana Baill.
Protologue : Recueil Observ. Bot. 1: 272 (1861)
Information on the genus : Acalypha
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Very similar to A. acrogyna but with densely pubescent shoots, and with 5-12 female flowers in the upper part of the inflorescence, 1-3 per bract.
Ecology : Ecology unknown.
  Only known from the type collected in 1848. Conspecific with A. engleri ? Further material is desirable.

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 The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 107070
Record n°107070
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