African Plant Database

Urera thonneri De Wild. & T. Durand
Protologue : Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique 38: 48 (1900)
Information on the genus : Urera
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Urera henriquesii Engl. (1902)
=*Urera benthamii Wedd.
=Urera dewevrei De Wild. & T. Durand
=Urera dinklagei Engl.
=*Urera obovata var. jihefo Hiern
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Subshrub or liane, sometimes epiphytic on old trunks, to 6 m in height; stem to 2,5 cm Ø very ramose, with drooping, angular, often hollow branchlets 2-3 mm Ø, and with adventitious roots; armed with stinging hairs, or unarmed; […]
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Ecology : Dense or ± open rain-forests; secondary forests, cocoa plantations; stream sides; swampy places; Raphia vegetation, etc.; rather common; old clearings.
  450-1200 m alt.
  Bioko/Fernando Poo.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 2: 146 (1992).
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Record n°122290 modified 2007-04-02
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