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This species is accepted, and its native range is Ivory Coast to SW. Ethiopia and Angola.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FTEA]

Urticaceae, I. Friis University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1989

Morphology General Habit
Perennial herb or subshrub to 2(–3) m. high, woody at the base, little branched, bark greyish brown, young branchlets pubescent.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves not or rarely reduced in size towards the tip of branches; stipules ovate, long-acuminate, brown, 5–8 mm. long, ciliate; petioles 1–5.5 cm. long, pubescent, occasionally with long stiff hairs; lamina ovate to lanceolate, 4–11 cm. long, 2–4 cm. wide, base unequal, cuneate, margin entire, apex long-acuminate to caudate; lateral nerves 2–3 pairs, basal pair reaching 1/2–2/3 towards the tip of lamina; upper surface with scattered stiff hairs and punctiform cystoliths, lower surface with scattered stiff hairs on the nerves, sometimes with arachnoid indumentum between the nerves.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences bisexual, many-flowered, usually with more than 5 ♀ flowers and a similar number of ♂ ones.
sex Male
Male flowers on pedicels ± 0.5 mm. long; perianth globular, 4-merous, pubescent, without hooked hairs.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Female flowers sessile; perianth 1–1.5 mm. long, with 3–4 poorly marked teeth at the opening, with 6–10 rather indistinct nerves, glabrous, rarely puberulous towards apex; ovary enclosed; stigma protruding, straight or slightly curved, ± 2 mm. long. Male flowers on pedicels ± 0.5 mm. long; perianth globular, 4-merous, pubescent, without hooked hairs.
sex Female
Female flowers sessile; perianth 1–1.5 mm. long, with 3–4 poorly marked teeth at the opening, with 6–10 rather indistinct nerves, glabrous, rarely puberulous towards apex; ovary enclosed; stigma protruding, straight or slightly curved, ± 2 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achene slightly compressed, white, brown or black, shiny, 1.5–2 mm. long, enclosed in the persistent perianth.
Habitat
Lowland rain-forest, often along paths; 900– ± 1050 m.
Distribution
Ivory coast to Zaire, south to Angola U2 U3

Native to:

Angola, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Uganda, Zaïre

Pouzolzia denudata De Wild. & T.Durand appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 1, 2001 Cable, S. [3230], Cameroon K000051190
May 1, 2000 Thonner, Fr. [153], Congo, DRC K000242965 isosyntype
May 1, 2000 Thonner, Fr. [153], Congo, DRC K000242966 syntype
May 1, 2000 Thonner, Fr. [153], Congo, DRC K000378906 isosyntype
Jan 1, 1996 Etuge, M. [1495], Cameroon K000381626
Jan 1, 1996 Cheek, M. [7482], Cameroon K000381570
Nov 1, 1993 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1492], Cameroon K000011618
Jan 1, 1992 Maitland, T.D. [550], Cameroon K000181440
Bates, G.L. [221], Cameroon K000242963
Welw. [6271], Angola K000242970 syntype
Welw. [6260], Angola K000242971 syntype

First published in Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique, Compt. Rend. 38: 54 (1899)

Accepted by

  • Aké Assi, L. (2002). Flore de la Côte-d'Ivoire: catalogue systématique, biogéographie et écologie. II Boissiera 58: 1-401.
  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.
  • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M., Demissew, S. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (2000). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(1): 1-532. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Friis, I. (1989). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Urticaceae: 1-64.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
  • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Aké Assi, L. (2002). Flore de la Côte-d'Ivoire: catalogue systématique, biogéographie et écologie. II Boissiera 58: 1-401.
  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTROM, Bangui.
  • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M., Demissew, S. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (2000). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(1): 1-532. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • De Wild. & Th. Dur. in Bulletin de la Société Royale de Botanique de Belgique 38: 54 (1900).
  • Friis & Jellis in Kew Bulletin 39: 589 (1984).
  • Hauman in Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi, 1: 213 (1948).
  • Letouzey in Fl. Cameroun 8: 190 (1968).

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