African Plant Database

Dorstenia tayloriana Rendle
Information on the genus : Dorstenia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dorstenia tayloriana Rendle var. tayloriana
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dorstenia amboniensis De Wild.
Taxon infra-specific
Dorstenia tayloriana Rendle var. tayloriana
Dorstenia tayloriana var. laikipiensis (Rendle) Hijman
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb to 50 cm tall, rhizomatous; stems ascending, unbranched 1,5-4 mm thick, whitish to sometimes yellowish puberulous or hirtellous, the lower part woody; receptacle zygomorphous or tending to actinomorphous, naviculate to broadly funnel-shaped;[…]
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Ecology : Evergreen forest, often on limestone; rain-forest with Strombosia, Uapaca, Allanblackia, Cephalosphaera, Erythrophleum suaveolens, locally common on forest floor; also coastal forest.
  up to 600-1950 m alt.
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carte afrique num 175297
Record n°175297
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