African Plant Database


Urera robusta A. Chev.
Family : URTICACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Soc. Bot. France lxi. Mem. 8 (1914) 
Information on the genus : Urera
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Woody urticant liane,climbing on trees to 15-20m tall;sometimes an epiphyte;clothed throughout with stinging hairs;younger stems pubescent:leaf lamina±obovate,7-14cm long,scabrid above,sparsely pubescent beneath,margins dentate,petiole to 10 cm long.
Ecology : Stream sides in forest.
  900 m alt.

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 122287
 
Record n°122287
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