African Plant Database

Sparrmannia ricinocarpa (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Kuntze
Family : Tiliaceae
Protologue : Revis. Gen. Pl. 3(2): 26 (1898) 
Information on the genus : Sparrmannia
Basionym : Urena ricinocarpa Eckl. & Zeyh.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sparrmannia ricinocarpa (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Kuntze var. ricinocarpa
 Sparrmannia ricinocarpa var. abyssinica
 Urena ricinocarpa Eckl. & Zeyh. (1835)
 Sparrmannia ricinocarpa subsp. abyssinica (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Weim.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sparrmannia palmata E. Mey. ex Harv.
=Sparrmannia abyssinica var. concolor Chiov.
=Sparrmannia abyssinica Hochst. ex A. Rich.
=Sparrmannia abyssinica var. fischeri Engl.
=Sparrmannia ricinocarpa var. fischeri (Engl.) Weim. (1933)
=Sparrmannia ricinocarpa subsp. hirsuta Weim. (1933)
=Sparrmannia abyssinica var. micrantha Burret (1912)
=Sparrmannia ricinocarpa subsp. micrantha (Burret) Weim. (1933)
=*Sparrmannia abyssinica var. hirsuta Oliv. (1887)
Taxon infra-specific
Sparrmannia ricinocarpa (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Kuntze var. ricinocarpa
Sparrmannia ricinocarpa var. macrocarpa (Ulbr.) Weim. (1933)
Sparrmannia ricinocarpa var. cinerea Weim. (1933)
Sparrmannia ricinocarpa subsp. abyssinica (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Weim.
Sparrmannia ricinocarpa subsp. subpalmata (Baker) Capuron (1963)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much-branched woody herb, subshrub or shrub to 3 m tall, often scrambling.
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Ecology : Edges, clearings in forest, secondary forest and scrub; grassland with bush-clumps and with patches of Arundinaria and Hagenia; persisting in hedges and in Eucalyptus plantations; gallery forest; savanna; fallow; 1200-3300 m alt.
  Madagascar, Réunion.
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carte afrique num 174307
Record n°174307
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