African Plant Database


Urera keayi Letouzey
Family : URTICACEAE
Protologue : Adansonia, sér. 2 7: 299 (1967)
Information on the genus : Urera
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Urera repens auct.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Very often a climbing plant,sometimes trailing.Near U.repens but leaves ovate,male inflorescences paniculiform to 15cm long on a peduncle to 4cm long(not corymbiform on a peduncle to 18cm);infrutescences speading,8-15cm Ø (not contracted, 5-6 cm Ø).
Ecology : Under shade in undergrowth of rain-forest but also in open places: way sides, coffee plantations, etc.; common.

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 122281
 
Record n°122281
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