African Plant Database

Acalypha volkensii Pax
Protologue : Engl. Pflanzenw. Ost -Afr. C. 239 (1895)
Information on the genus : Acalypha
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Prostrate, procumbent, ascending or scandent woody herb or subshrub to 3 m tall, but commonly not exceeding 1 m.
Ecology : Forest, forest edges and associated bushland and grassland; in drier country along rivers and in rocky places or disturbed ground; rain-forest with Albizia, Macaranga, Croton, Ocotea (edge); 765-3000 m alt.
  Not in Somalia.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 275 (2006).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 107101
Record n°107101
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