African Plant Database

Leidesia procumbens (L.) Prain
Protologue : Ann. Bot. 27: 400 (1913)
Information on the genus : Leidesia
Basionym : Mercurialis procumbens L.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Mercurialis procumbens L. (1753)
 Paradenocline procumbens (L.) Müll. Arg. (1866)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Leidesia obtusa (Thunb.) Müll. Arg.
=Acalypha obtusa Thunb.
=Acalypha obtusata Spreng. ex Steud. (1840) p.p.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Weak, rather soft diffusely branched annual herb; stems to 30 cm tall or in extent.
Ecology : Evergreen forest, on damp floor; 1830-1980 m alt.
  S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual- Herb - Ht 0.1 - 0.4 m. Alt: 5 - 2160 m. Distribution: EC, KN, LP, WC, SWZ
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 107520
Record n°107520
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