African Plant Database


Phyllanthus angolensis Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Family (APGIII) : PHYLLANTHACEAE
Protologue : J. Bot. 2: 329 (1864) 
Information on the genus : Phyllanthus
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Monoecious erect or procumbent annual or perennial herb or subshrub to 60 cm tall, later developing a vertical woody rootstock; lead shoots somewaht subterete; lateral shoots to 8 cm long, terete.
Ecology : Laterite outcrops; sandy soil amongst sparse grasses; wooded grassland; miombo; Uapaca kirkiana woodlands; pastures rather dry but seasonally flooded among low bushes; hot wooded places; 1370 m alt.
  Not in East Africa (= P. loandensis ); Kew Bull. 50: 814, 1995.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 107265
 
Record n°107265
Feedback about this record