African Plant Database

Alchornea floribunda Müll. Arg.
Protologue : J. Bot. 2: 336 (1864) 
Information on the genus : Alchornea
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Laxly branched spreading dioecious or rarely monoecious shrub or tree commonly to 4,5 m tall, rarely more.
Ecology : Clearings in swamp- and rain-forest where it is often a common constituent of the understorey; gallery, wooded gully;farmbush, secondary forest; 200-1700 m alt.
  Confusion with Grossera spp. possible.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

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: 205
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 275 (2006).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
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Record n°107923 modified 2007-03-30
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