African Plant Database

Dorstenia mannii Hook. f.
Information on the genus : Dorstenia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dorstenia mannii Hook. f. var. mannii
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dorstenia intermedia Engl.
=Dorstenia ophiocoma var. minor Rendle
=Dorstenia ophiocoma var. longipes Engl.
=Dorstenia ophiocoma K. Schum. & Engl.
=Dorstenia vermoesenii De Wild.
Taxon infra-specific
Dorstenia mannii var. mongasii Hijman
Dorstenia mannii Hook. f. var. mannii
Dorstenia mannii var. alternans (Engl.) Hijman
Dorstenia mannii var. mungensis (Engl.) Hijman
Dorstenia mannii var. stipulata (Rendle) Hijman
Dorstenia mannii var. humilis (Hijman & Berg) Hijman
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with creeping rhizomes; stems procumbent to ascending, 5-100 cm tall, towards the base sometimes woody and 1,5-7 mm thick, subglabrous or puberulous with uncinate hairs, often intermixed with longer curved ones[…]
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Ecology : High- and riverine forests in moist places; coastal high forest in wet places; on or among rocks; seasonally inundated riverine forest; Aframomum thickets.
  Comprises 6 vars. not very distinct, based on various characters, e.g. number of receptacle lobes, size of plant, shape of leaves.
  near sea-level to 1200 m alt.
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carte afrique num 175284
Record n°175284
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