African Plant Database


Triphyophyllum peltatum (Hutch. & Dalziel) Airy Shaw
Family : DIONCOPHYLLACEAE
Protologue : Kew Bull. 342. cum descr (1952)
Information on the genus : Triphyophyllum
Basionym : Dioncophyllum peltatum Hutch. & Dalziel
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dioncophyllum peltatum Hutch. & Dalziel (1927)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Scandent shrub or liane, climbing into tall trees with the aid of 2 hooks at leaf tip.
Ecology : High coastal rain-forst. Carnivorous during certain phases of its development (under greenhouse conditions plants can reach maturity without a carnivorous stage); fruits open prior to seed maturity; seeds unique.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 12102
 
Record n°12102
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