African Plant Database

Acalypha welwitschiana Müll. Arg.
Information on the genus : Acalypha
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 :
  • KLOPPER R.R., CHATELAIN C,. & AL. (2006). Checklist Flowering Plants of Sub-Saharan Africa. Sabonet report 42 : 275
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Record n°107102 modified 2005-07-04
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