Tragia pogostemonoides Radcl.-Sm.

Pogostemon-like Tragia (Tragia pogostemonoides)

This species is only know from the type material that was collected in 1937 at Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, an region that is now urbanized, the plant is thus very likely already extinct.


The photo below shows an unspecified congeneric taxon that was photographed at a different spot in Tanzania.


unspecified Tragia species (Tragia sp.)

Photo: monklet


edited: 12.02.2024