African Plant Database

Anchomanes dalzielii N.E. Br.
Family : ARACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 305 (1913)
Information on the genus : Anchomanes
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Anchomanes difformis (Blume) Engl. (- fide Govaerts & Frodin in World Checklist and Bibliography of Araceae, Kew (2002).)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Anchomanes difformis (Blume) Engl.
=Amorphophallus difformis Blume
=Anchomanes difformis var. obtusus (A. Chev.) Knecht
=Anchomanes obtusus A. Chev. (1909)
=Anchomanes welwitschii Rendle (1899)
=Anchomanes dubius Schott (1860)
=Pythonium hookeri Kunth (1841)
=Anchomanes hookeri (Kunth) Schott (1853)
=Anchomanes difformis var. pallidus (Hook.) Hepper
=Anchomanes hookeri var. pallidus Hook. (1863)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Similar to and often confused with A. difformis but differs from the latter by the sessile stigma centrally placed on the ovary, and by the spathe always bright yellow. – In the original description the spathe is said to be “alba”.
Ecology : Grassy savanna on impoverished soils.
  Known with certainty from Benin, Nigeria; but also parts of Cameroon.
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Record n°127118
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