African Plant Database

Clutia whytei Hutch.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Information on the genus : Clutia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Clutia whytei Hutch. var. whytei
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Clutia densifolia Gilli (1970)
Taxon infra-specific
Clutia whytei var. monticoloides Radcl.-Sm.
Clutia whytei Hutch. var. whytei
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Dioecious, perennial pyrophytic herb or subshrub, with a woody rootstock and several erect, usually unbranched stems to 120 cm tall although commonly 40-80 cm.
Ecology : Herb-rich annually burned grassland, deciduous woodland and edges of relict forest patches; grassland often by streams; Brachystegia woodland; plateau grassland, amongst bracken; dambos; 1525-2375 m alt.
  Comprises 2 vars. (Bullock 2041 may represent a distinct taxon).
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Record n°174043
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