African Plant Database

Acalypha bussei Hutch.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 6: 1. 1056 (1913)
Information on the genus : Acalypha
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Similar to A. ciliata but usually not exceeding 50 cm in height, leaf-blade smaller and with a proportionately longer petiole, more markedly caudate-acuminate, inflorescences more laxly flowered, sometimes almost unisexual,
Ecology : Coastal forest, often on coral outcrops; 0-160 m alt.
  More materiel neded (depauperate ecotypical form of A. ciliata ?).

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 107072
Record n°107072
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