African Plant Database

Macaranga angolensis (Müll. Arg.) Müll. Arg.
Protologue : Prodr. (DC.) 15(2.2): 994 (1866) 
Information on the genus : Macaranga
Basionym : Mappa angolensis Müll. Arg.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Mappa angolensis Müll. Arg.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Macaranga guignardi Beille (1908)
=Macaranga mildbraediana Pax (1909)
=Macaranga mollis Pax (1894)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climbing shrub or tree to 6(-9) m tall, rarely more, with trunk 2,5-3,7 cm Ø; trunk and branches beset with blunt spines; plant sometimes quite erect with habit of Jateorhiza strigosa.
Ecology : Forest along lake-shores; dense wooded thickets close to streams; avoiding places once cultivated and afterwards in secondary woods; gallery; 700-1220 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 287 (2006).
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Record n°107660 modified 2008-09-16
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