African Plant Database

Tragia hildebrandtii Müll. Arg.
Information on the genus : Tragia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Tragia hildebrandtii Müll. Arg. var. hildebrandtii
Taxon infra-specific
Tragia hildebrandtii Müll. Arg. var. hildebrandtii
Tragia hildebrandtii var. brouniana (Prain) Cufod.
Tragia hildebrandtii var. intermedia (Müll. Arg.) Cufod.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Stems erect 60-90 cm tall, arising from a woody base, sometimes themselves firm and woody, 0,6 cm Ø, copiously virgately branched.
Ecology : Open sites in Acacia bushland on black cotton soil; riverine, floodplains or other seasonally damp places, generally on clay soils; spreading into disturbed places; floodplain grassland on alluvial soils; 15-860-1300 m alt.
  Closely related to T. plukenetii ; similar to T. lasiophylla.
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carte afrique num 174067
Record n°174067
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