1. Family: Euphorbiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Tragia Plum. ex L.
      1. Tragia ukambensis Pax

        This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Tropical Africa.

    [FTEA]

    Euphorbiaceae, A. R.-Smith. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1987

    Diagnostic
    Also very close to T. impedita, but differing in the densely setose stems, in the more narrowly lanceolate leaves, in the longer inflorescences in relation to the leaf-size as well as in absolute terms (up to 16 cm. long), and in having the female calyx-lobes with narrower rhachides.

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    Distribution

    Doubtfully present in:

    Tanzania

    Native to:

    Kenya, Uganda

    Tragia ukambensis Pax appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Richards, H.M. [21934], Tanzania K000238505

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 19: 105 (1894)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • A. Engler & O. Drude, Die Vegetation Der Erde, IX, Pflanzenwelt Afrikas 3(2): 106 (1921).
    • Pax in A. Engler, Das Pflanzenreich IV. 147(9): 82 (1919).
    • Prain in Flora of Tropical Africa 6(1): 989 (1913).
    • Pax in Die Pflanzenwelt Ost-Afrikas und der Nachbargebiete, Theile C: 240 (1895).
    • Pax in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 19: 105 (1894)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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