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Taxon: Alchornea floribunda Müll. Arg.

Genus: Alchornea
Family: Euphorbiaceae subfamily: Acalyphoideae tribe: Alchorneeae subtribe: Alchorneinae
Nomen number: 430356
Place of publication: Flora 47:435. 1864
Name verified on: 30-Jan-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
No species priority site assigned.


Economic importance:


Distributional range:

    Northeast Tropical Africa: Sudan
    East Tropical Africa: Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Central African Republic; Congo; Equatorial Guinea [incl. Bioko]; Gabon; Sao Tome and Principe; Zaire
    West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire; Ghana; Guinea; Liberia; Nigeria; Sierra Leone


  • Andrews, F. W. 1950–1956. The flowering plants of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Govaerts, R. et al. 2000. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae.
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  • Missouri Botanical Garden. W³Tropicos (on-line resource).
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.

Check other web resources for Alchornea floribunda Müll. Arg.:

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (27 November 2015)

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