African Plant Database

Scepocarpus Wedd.
Protologue : Prodr. (DC.) 16: 98 (1869)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Lianas (often shrubby) or trailing vines; possessing adventitious roots, and bulbous stinging hairs; lacking spines; usually with dark fleshy outgrowths 2–3 mm in length and covered in stinging hairs
Ecology : Afrotropicals

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Lebrun J.P. & A. stork (2010). Buxaceae-Simaroubaceae Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 5: 94

Bibliography other :
  • Wells T. & al. (2021). Combination of Sanger and target-enrichment markers supports revised generic delimitation in the problematic ‘Urera clade’ of the nettle family (Urticaceae) Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 158: 15p. 
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