African Plant Database


Myrianthus holstii Engl.
Family : Moraceae
Family (APGIII) : URTICACEAE
Information on the genus : Myrianthus
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Myrianthus mildbraedii Peter
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 5-20m tall, dioecious,with short bole±0,4 mŘ and spreading crown;branches covered ordinarily by brown hairs;leaf lamina 25-60 cmŘ ,3-7-fid,hirtellous to puberulous;male inflorescences spike-like,4-15cm long,female ones 1-2 cm Ř, in fruit 5-8 cm Ř.
Ecology : Rain-forest,sometimes at edges,in regrowth,fallow land,forest gallery and along rivers;fide Hamilton(Forest trees Uganda:201,1981)generally ecologically separated from M.arboreus,mostly at higher altitudes and mainly on raised sites rather than in swamps.
  900-2200 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 111 (1986).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 502 (2006).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 24639
 
Record n°24639
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