African Plant Database

Androstachys johnsonii Prain
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 439 (1908)
Information on the genus : Androstachys
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Weihea subpeltata Sim (1909)
 Androstachys subpeltatis (Sim) Phillips
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 20 m.
Ecology : Locally common in hot dry localities on well drained soils; usually gregarious on rocky hillsides and along seasonal watercourses; often forming dense shrub thickets; mixed deciduous woodland; 100-900 m alt.
  S. Africa; Madagascar.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Tree - Ht 2 - 20 m. Alt: 106 - 1066 m. Distribution: LP, MP, SWZ
Biol./Eco : Tree; Subhumid, Dry, Subarid; Thicket, Forest; 500-999 m; distribution: Africa.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1996). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 9[4]:

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 3: 241 (1937).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 276 (2006).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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