African Plant Database


Acalypha ceraceopunctata Pax
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Information on the genus : Acalypha
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub to 1,5 m tall with angular branches; fruits hidden by the enlarged pale bracts, 3-lobed and dotted with yellow scale-like glands.
Ecology : Sandy wooded savanna or fringing forest; swampy spiny forests; 300 m alt.

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
 
Map
carte afrique num 107073
 
Record n°107073
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