African Plant Database

Mildbraedia carpinifolia (Pax) Hutch.
Information on the genus : Mildbraedia
Basionym : Jatropha carpinifolia Pax
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Plesiatropha carpinifolia (Pax) Breteler
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Mildbraedia carpinifolia (Pax) Hutch. var. carpinifolia
 Jatropha carpinifolia Pax (1910)
 Plesiatropha carpinifolia (Pax) Breteler (2006)
 Plesiatropha carpinifolia (Pax) Breteler var. carpinifolia
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Neojatropha fallax (Pax) Pax
=Mildbraedia fallax (Pax) Hutch.
=Jatropha fallax Pax (1903)
Taxon infra-specific
Mildbraedia carpinifolia (Pax) Hutch. var. carpinifolia
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Straggly or semi-scandent much-branched evergreen shrub ± 2-5 m tall or tree to 9 m; dioecious.
Ecology : Mixed evergreen forest; forest clearings; forest-woodland mixture; often on sandy soil; wooded grassland; streamsides; coastal woodland; 0-1675 m alt.
  Comprises 2 vars.
  The correct name should be Plesiatropha carpinifolia (Pax) Breteler, with 2 vars.: - var. carpinifolia ; - var. strigosa (A. R. Sm.) Breteler, l.c. (bas.: Mildbraedia carpinifolia var. strigosa.
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Record n°177491
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