African Plant Database

Dorstenia convexa De Wild.
Information on the genus : Dorstenia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dorstenia convexa De Wild. var. convexa
Taxon infra-specific
Dorstenia convexa De Wild. var. convexa
Dorstenia convexa var. oblonga (Compère) Hijman
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb to 30-100 cm tall, rhizomatous; stem ascending, ± woody towards the base, 1-6 mm thick, sparsely to densely minute puberulous with straight hairs; receptacle zygomorphous, discoid to slightly funnel-shaped; primary appendages terminal […]
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Ecology : Primary-, swampy- and secondary forests; common; to ± 1700 m alt.
  up to ± 1700 m alt. Comprises 2 vars. (intermediates exist).
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carte afrique num 175291
Record n°175291
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