African Plant Database

Macaranga monandra Müll. Arg.
Protologue : J. Bot. 2: 337 (1864) 
Information on the genus : Macaranga
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Maesopsis stuhlmannii Engl. (1895)
=Macaranga zenkeri Pax (1897)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much branched evergreen tree 6-25 m tall, often with a spiny trunk and a bushy crown; trunk spines sparse, blunt, to 7,5 cm long.
Ecology : Groundwater secondary forests; common in riverine, lakeside and swamp-edge forests; dense primitive forest (Angola); humus on laterite (probably) in half-shade; 350-1525 m alt. Sometimes in large stands.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 288 (2006).
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
carte afrique num 107674
Record n°107674
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