African Plant Database

Pilea procumbens Peter
Protologue : Feddes Repert. Beih. 40: II. Anhang, 3 (1932)
Information on the genus : Pilea
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Laportea ovalifolia (Schumach. & Thonn.) Chew
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Laportea ovalifolia (Schumach. & Thonn.) Chew
=Haynea ovalifolia Schumach. & Thonn. (1827)
=Fleurya ovalifolia (Schumach. & Thonn.) Dandy (1952)
=Fleurya ovalifolia var. repens (Hauman) Lambinon
=Fleurya podocarpa subsp. repens Hauman
=Fleurya podocarpa Wedd. (1869)
=Fleurya podocarpa var. mannii Wedd.
=Fleurya podocarpa var. fulminans Hiern
=Fleurya podocarpa var. amphicarpa Engl.
=Fleurya spicata A. Chev.
=Urera spicata A. Chev.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Ecology : Is not a Pilea but probably a procumbent form of Laportea ovalifolia (fide Friis in Kew Bull. 44: 598, 1989).

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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