African Plant Database

Dorstenia cuspidata Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Protologue : Tent. Fl. Abyss. 2: 272 (1851)
Information on the genus : Dorstenia
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dorstenia cuspidata Hochst. ex A. Rich. var. cuspidata
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dorstenia caulescens Schweinf. ex Engl.
=Dorstenia debilis Baill. (1894)
=Dorstenia cuspidata var. debilis (Baill.) Leandri (1948)
=Dorstenia gourmaensis var. floribunda A. Chev.
=Dorstenia gourmaensis A. Chev.
=Dorstenia quarrei De Wild.
=Dorstenia tetractis Peter
=Dorstenia unyikae Engl. (1901)
=Dorstenia walleri var. minor Rendle
=Dorstenia walleri Hemsl.
Taxon infra-specific
Dorstenia cuspidata var. brinkmaniana Hijman
Dorstenia cuspidata Hochst. ex A. Rich. var. cuspidata
Dorstenia cuspidata var. humblotiana (Baill.) Leandri (1948)
Dorstenia cuspidata var. preussii (Schweinf. ex Engl.) Hijman
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb 5-50 cm tall, tuberous or rhizomatous; tuber subglobose to discoid or pear-shaped to ± irregularly shaped, 1-7 cm broad, to ± 4 cm high; rhizome irregularly shaped, tuberous; stem annual, ± fleshy, erect to sometimes ascendant,mostly unbranched […]
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Ecology : Deciduous woodland,(Brachystegia-Julbernardia)miombo;often among rocks or in dampshady places;ravine or disturbed forest gallery sides;bases of termite mounds,sandstone tables;coastal bushland,thickets;wooded grassland;along rivers,[…]also as an epiphyt.
  cf. les différentes var.
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:296 (2012)
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