African Plant Database


Caperonia stuhlmannii Pax
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Information on the genus : Caperonia
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect, ascending, scrambling or floating, tufted annual herb, to 1,8 m tall, although commonly much shorter, often branched; stems fibrous, to 7 mm thick.
Ecology : River banks, floodplains and pans; swamps; lakesides; heavy black clay and sandy soils; seasonally waterlogged or permanently moist ground; sometimes in standing water; 6-1830 m alt.
  S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual (occ. perennial)-Herb - Ht 0.2 - 1.8 m. Alt: 200 - 1450 m. Distribution: KN, LP, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1991). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Généralités et Anonaceae à Pandanaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 207
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 107702
 
Record n°107702
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