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Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Protologue : Pl. Bequaert. 5: 386 (1932)
Information on the genus : Cyathula
Basionym : Achyranthes uncinulata Schrad.
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Achyranthes uncinulata Schrad. (1833)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cyathula globulifera Moq. (1849)
=*Cyathula polycephala auct. sensu Hauman, non Baker
=Cyathula uncinulata var. pleiocephala Suess.
=Desmochaeta uncinulata Hiern (1900)
=Cyathula sphaerocephala Baker (1883)
=Pupalia globosa Hochst. & Steud.
=Cyathula uncinulata var. abyssinica (Moq.) Pic. Serm.
=Cyathula globulifera var. abyssinica Moq.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect, bushy or often straggling to scandent perennial (?) herb, 1 m tall; stem branched, armed with recurved prickles 1-1,5cm.
Ecology : Wide range of habitats from short grassland to open bushland and dense forest; often near water; sometimes in disturbed places; 900-2900 m alt. S. Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho; Madagascar.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Climber- Ht 0.3 - 3 m. Alt: 80 - 2200 m. Distribution: LES, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1985). Flora of Tropical East Africa Amaranthaceae: 65-66
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1988). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 9[1]: 81
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 3: 232 (1937).
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 102 (1991).

Bibliography other :
  • Fischer, E., K. Rembold & al. (2010). Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Kakamega Forest, Western Province, Kenya J. E. Africa Nat. Hist. Soc. : 137 
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carte afrique num 24
Record n°24
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