African Plant Database


Urera mannii (Wedd.) Benth. & Hook. f. ex Rendle
Family : URTICACEAE
Protologue : J. Bot. 54(648): 370 (1916) 
Information on the genus : Urera
Basionym : Scepocarpus mannii Wedd.
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Scepocarpus mannii Wedd. (1869)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub,small tree or liane,3-6m long;branches not armed with prickle-like protuberances,reddish or reddish-green,young parts pubescent or puberulous;leaves smooth above,densely setose-pubescent on nerves below,lamina 10-30cm long, petiole 13 cm.
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Ecology : Forest (liane) or open vegetation (tree or shrub).
  Not mapped.
  It is very difficult to decide if U. mannii is restricted to Principe, São Tomé, Annobon and ? Bioko/Fernando Poo and or if it occurs also from Liberia to W Cameroon (? confusion with U. rigida).

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 Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 122282
 
Record n°122282 modified 2007-01-11
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