African Plant Database

Pilea goetzei Engl.
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 28: 379 (1900) 
Information on the genus : Pilea
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect or ascending perennial herb with conspicuous rhizome; stems often quadrangular, sometimes ± entirely prostrate or to 80 cm tall, glabrous, or with a few scattered hairs, juicy; the 2 leaves of a pair ± unequal, stipules stiff[…]
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Ecology : Forest, often on moist rocks along streams
  1300-2400 m alt.
  Limited area of distribution, endemic to the Ulugurus.

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: 145
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 122304
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