African Plant Database

Urera cuneata Rendle
Protologue : J. Bot. 54: 370 (1916) 
Information on the genus : Urera
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Liane with stout,terete,sparsely armed stem with simple slender columnar protuberances bearing short stinging hairs,and also hispidulous.Very distinctive,at once recognised by the wedge-shaped leaves 15-20x9-12cm,petiole 1,2cm long,margin denticulate.
Ecology : Forest.
  Only known from 2 specimens?

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
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 122276
Record n°122276
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