African Plant Database

Tragia shirensis Prain
Information on the genus : Tragia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Tragia shirensis Prain var. shirensis
Taxon infra-specific
Tragia shirensis var. glabriuscula Radcl.-Sm.
Tragia shirensis Prain var. shirensis
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect, branched perennial herb to 60 cm tall, dioecious or sometimes monoecious; stems several from a woody rootstock.
Ecology : Open Brachystegia woodland; wooded grassland; sandy soil; dry bushland; 40-200 m alt.
  Comprises 2 vars.
  Near T. rogersii Prain from S. Africa (SE Transvaal).
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carte afrique num 174066
Record n°174066
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