African Plant Database

Acalypha clutioides Radcl.-Sm.
Protologue : Kew Bull. 28(2): 287 (1973)
Information on the genus : Acalypha
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Densely caespitose perennial herb or suffrutex to 50 cm tall, from a stout woody rootstock; stems many red-brown, simple, or with 1-2 ramifications near the base, densely leafy.
Ecology : Watershed grassland plains, on Kalahari sand; sandy dambos; moist deep black soil; Uapaca woodland; 1200-1490 m alt.
  Angola? (East Moxico).
  Near A. dikuluwensis.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 204 (1991).
  • KLOPPER R.R., CHATELAIN C,. & AL. (2006). Checklist Flowering Plants of Sub-Saharan Africa. Sabonet report 42 : 274
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