African Plant Database

Kupea jonii Cheek
Protologue : Kew Bull. 58: 949 (2003)
Information on the genus : Kupea
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Dioecious achlorophyllous mycotrophic herb c. 6 cm tall, pale yellow, translucent, glabrous; roots ?; stems usually unbranched, erect or decumbent at base
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Ecology : Closed evergreen forest; 720 m alt.
  Collected twice: in 1997, 2001. Critically endangered.
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carte afrique num 125853
Record n°125853
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