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Tragia ukambensis Pax var. ugandensis Radcl.-Sm.

Low herbaceous shrub seldom exceeding 1m high, but un this case 1.5 in high. Beset with stinging hairs of the most irritating nature making walking through this vegetation extremely unpleasant. Fruits green with silvery bracts, urticating like the rest.


Collected from one individual. Sometimes whole male or female plants occur, but most are monecious. Sheet 1. Coll Number written as D.639 and 639.

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