African Plant Database

Acalypha engleri Pax
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 34: 372 (1905)
Information on the genus : Acalypha
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Acalypha sigensis Pax & K. Hoffm.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much-branched shrub to 3 m tall; short shoots absent.
Ecology : Forest undergrowth, edges and associated bushland; (100)-400-500 m alt.
  A. sigensis Pax & K. Hoffm. is probably a synonym (type destroyed: Braun 1503).

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 : 275 (2006).
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carte afrique num 107081
Record n°107081
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