African Plant Database

Dorstenia buchananii Engl.
Information on the genus : Dorstenia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dorstenia buchananii Engl. var. buchananii
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dorstenia caudata Engl.
=Dorstenia unicaudata Engl.
Taxon infra-specific
Dorstenia buchananii var. longepedunculata Rendle
Dorstenia buchananii Engl. var. buchananii
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with discoid to subglobose tuber to 4,5 cm across, 0,5-2 cm high; stems seasonal, erect, ascending or creeping, to 50-90 cm long, 1-10 mm thick, puberulous, succulent, often branched (especially on creeping stems) […]
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Ecology : Rocky outcrops; streamsides in Brachystegia woodland and riverine communities; in shade in evergreen gully forest; deciduous woodland.
  200-1700 m alt.
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carte afrique num 175296
Record n°175296
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