African Plant Database

Dorstenia barnimiana Schweinf.
Information on the genus : Dorstenia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dorstenia barnimiana Schweinf. var. barnimiana
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Kosaria barnimiana Schweinf.
=Dorstenia barnimiana var. ophioglossoides (Hochst. ex Bureau) Engl.
=Dorstenia ophioglossoides Hochst. ex Bureau
=Dorstenia barnimiana var. angustior Engl.
=Dorstenia barnimiana var. telekii (Schweinf.) Engl.
=Dorstenia telekii Schweinf. (1892)
=Dorstenia palmata var. integrifolia Chiov.
=Dorstenia palmata Engl.
=Dorstenia triternata Chiov.
Taxon infra-specific
Dorstenia barnimiana Schweinf. var. barnimiana
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb, subacaul, tuberous or rhizomatous; tuber subglobose to pear-shaped, 0,5-1,5 cm wide, 4 cm long, rhizome tuberous; stem to 1,5-2,5 cm long, ± 1 cm thick; leaves peltate[…]inflorescences appearing before leaves.
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Ecology : Wooded and open (often recently burnt or grazed) grassland; evergreen bushland; clearings in deciduous woodland or bushland on limestone; often on shallow soils overlying rock.
  250-2450 m alt. Young leaves are often shortly petiolate and lie flat on the ground (oligophyllous platyphyllous Dicotyledone sensu J. M. Lock in J. Timberlake & S. Kativu, eds, African plants: Biodiversity,...: 405-408, 1999).
  Zaire?; possibly in Zambia. – Yemen (photo. in Cactus File 1/6: 12, 1992).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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