African Plant Database


Acalypha welwitschiana Müll. Arg.
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Information on the genus : Acalypha
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Acalypha angolensis Müll. Arg. (1864)
=Acalypha wythei Hutch.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrublet to 2 m tall; many-stemmed, erect or procumbent suffrutex with annual stems arising from a woody rootstock.
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Ecology : Brachystegia woodland; often on scarps or other rocky places; closed canopy plateau woodlands; Kalahari Sand woodlands; evergreen riverine forest and thicket; swamp forest (mushitu), margins and dambo margins often on termite mounds; etc...

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 275 (2006).
 
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Map
carte afrique num 107102
 
Record n°107102 modified 2005-07-04
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