African Plant Database


Urera batesii Rendle
Family : URTICACEAE
Protologue : J. Bot. 54: 368 (1916) 
Information on the genus : Urera
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Urera hypselodendron var. platyrrhachis Hauman
=*Urera benthamiana Wedd.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub, trailing or climbing by rootlets; stems slender, purplish, 6 m long, unarmed, glabrous, woody. Whole plant, incl. the fruit very urticant.
Ecology : On rocks; forest.
  1-200 m alt.
  Bioko/Fernando Poo. – Zaire? Few collections known from mainland Africa.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1992). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Chrysobalanaceae à Apiaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 2: 146
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 122274
 
Record n°122274 modified 2007-04-02
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