African Plant Database

Manihot esculenta Crantz
Information on the genus : Manihot
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Manihot utilissima Pohl
=Jatropha dulcis J. F. Gmel.
=Manihot dulcis (J. F. Gmel.) Pax
=Manihot utilissima f. lancifolia Roberty
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Tree - Ht 1.5 - 6 m. Alt: 450 - 1600 m. Distribution: GA, KN, LP, MP

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 :
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 73-74 (1986).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Fgui
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 107507
Record n°107507 modified 2007-04-17
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