African Plant Database

Acalypha echinus Pax & K. Hoffm.
Protologue : Pflanzenr. (Engler) 20
Information on the genus : Acalypha
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Many-stemmed straggling shrub to 4 m tall, sometimes developing short shoots; older branches sometimes spinescent.
Ecology : Riverine forest; 60-300 m alt.
  A. aff. echinus is reported from Rwanda (Runyinya 949).

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 107080
Record n°107080
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