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Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Information on the genus : Manihot
 
 
Status
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 :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:209 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 73-74 (1986).
 
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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
 
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Record n°107507 modified 2007-04-17
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