African Plant Database

Acalypha allenii Hutch.
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 229 (1911)
Information on the genus : Acalypha
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial caespitose herb or suffrutex 15-50(-90) cm tall; stems annual from a rhizomatous woody rootstock, several, erect, sometimes decumbent or semiprostrate, simple or occasionally few-branched, burned back each year.
Ecology : Miombo; plateau woodland; mixed deciduous woodlands; wooded grassland; usually on granite sand, stony soil and Kalahari Sand; 750-1525 m alt.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Dwarf shrub, Herb - Ht 0.15 - 0.9 m. Alt: +/- 750 m. Distribution: BOT

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 204 (1991).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 274 (2006).
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