African Plant Database


Acalypha brachiata C. Krauss
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Flora 28: 83 (1845)
Information on the genus : Acalypha
 
 
Status
Statuts nomenclatural : invalid name (without description)
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Acalypha petiolaris Hochst. ex C. Krauss
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Acalypha petiolaris Hochst. ex C. Krauss
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Acalypha petiolaris Hochst. ex C. Krauss (1845)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb or subshrub, 0,3-1(-2) m tall, monoecious, with a few erect ascending or decumbent stems arising from a woody rootstock.
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Ecology : Wooded and open grassland, extending marginally into woodland and forest edges; persisting in cultivated ground (Cedrela plantation with regenerating mixed woodland of Combretum collinum, Stereospermum kunthianum, Acacia hockii, etc...
  Caprivi Strip, Namibia, S. Africa, Botswana.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
 
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Record n°107155 modified 2018-02-07
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