African Plant Database


Clutia pulchella L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Family (APGIII) : PERACEAE
Information on the genus : Clutia
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Clutia pulchella L. var. pulchella
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Clutia galpinii Pax
 
Taxon infra-specific
Clutia pulchella L. var. pulchella
Clutia pulchella var. franksiae Prain
Clutia pulchella var. obtusata Sond.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Very similar to C. abyssinica, but differing chiefly in its leaves which are mostly less than twice as long as broad, broadly ovate to suborbicular, and rounded at the apex; dioecious.
Ecology : Hot dry localities: rocky hillsides, along seasonal water-courses; riverine forest; mixed deciduous woodland; 500-1400 m alt.
  S. Africa, Botswana.
  Comprises 2 vars.
  Southern vicariad of C. abyssinica.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 174049
 
Record n°174049
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