African Plant Database


Urera gravenreuthii Engl.
Family : URTICACEAE
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 33: 120 (1902) 
Information on the genus : Urera
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Urera hypselodendron auct. sensu Hauman
=*Urera rigida auct.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Liane reaching 4,5-8 m in height; branches unarmed, reddish to reddish-green, angular when old, pubescent or puberulous when young.
Ecology : Forest.
  700-1800 m alt.The delimitation of the species U. flamigniana-U. gravenreuthii-U. cordifolia-U. mannii is unclear, and it is difficult to separate them. More and complete collections are needed, with thorough observations in situ.
  Nigeria? (Dalziel 1021); Angola? (Gossweiler 13879).

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 The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 122278
 
Record n°122278
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