African Plant Database

Acalypha glabrata Thunb.
Information on the genus : Acalypha
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Acalypha glabrata Thunb. var. glabrata
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Acalypha glabrata var. latifolia (Sond.) Müll. Arg.
=Acalypha betulina var. latifolia Sond.
=Acalypha betulina Schweinf. (1862)
=Acalypha glabrata var. genuina Müll. Arg.
Taxon infra-specific
Acalypha glabrata Thunb. var. glabrata
Acalypha glabrata var. pilosa Pax
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Many-stemmed, much-branched spreading shrub or small tree to 5 m tall.
Ecology : Evergreen-forest margins, usually on rocky hillsides; coastal woodlands with Androstachys, Spirostachys, Hymenocardia and Afzelia species; (100-)1160-1585 m alt.
  S. Africa, Botswana.
  Var. pilosa Pax [syn.: A. glabrata var. pilosior (Kuntze) Prain & Hutch.; Ricinocarpus glabratus var. genuinus fa. pilosior Kuntze] is cited from S Mozambique, Maputo, by M. Calane da Silva & al., Prel. Checklist vasc. pl. Moz.: 54, 2004, but
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carte afrique num 174071
Record n°174071
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