African Plant Database


Australina flaccida (A. Rich.) Wedd.
Family : URTICACEAE
Protologue : Arch. Mus. Hist. Nat. 8: (1855-56) 546. t. 20 C. (1855)
Information on the genus : Australina
Basionym : Pouzolzia flaccida A. Rich.
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pouzolzia flaccida A. Rich. (1850)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Australina schimperiana Wedd. (1854)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb 0,15-0,2 cm tall, monoecious, with erect stems and thin, flexible, almost filiform, pubescent stolons to 30-40 cm long from the axils of the lower leaves; younger stems with stiff erect hairs of two different lengths[…]
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Ecology : In shade among rocks, on moist rock faces in bushland and open forest; streamsides in highland forest;
  1900-3200 m alt. Rare, only 9 collections known in 1998. Possibly overlooked.
 
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Map
carte afrique num 122212
 
Record n°122212 modified 2007-01-10
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