African Plant Database

Dorstenia holstii Engl.
Information on the genus : Dorstenia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dorstenia holstii Engl. var. holstii
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dorstenia holstii var. grandifolia Engl.
=Dorstenia usambarensis Engl.
Taxon infra-specific
Dorstenia holstii var. longestipulata Hijman
Dorstenia holstii Engl. var. holstii
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb 20-120 cm tall, rhizomatous; stems ascending to erect, unbranched, woody towards the base, 2-7 mm thick, sparsely to densely puberulous, partly with uncinate hairs; receptacle orbicular, slightly funnel-shaped 0,7-2,5 cm Ø[…]
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Ecology : Rain-forest; wet shady places; often among rocks.
  The distinction between the varieties not always very marked.
  near sea-level to 1500 m alt.
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carte afrique num 175293
Record n°175293
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