African Plant Database

Dorstenia tenera Bureau
Information on the genus : Dorstenia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dorstenia tenera Bureau var. tenera
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dorstenia paucidentata Rendle
Taxon infra-specific
Dorstenia tenera var. obtusibracteata (Engl.) Hijman & C. C. Berg
Dorstenia tenera Bureau var. tenera
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with creeping rhizomes;stems ascending,0,4-1m tall,2-5mm thick,glabrous or sparsely puberulous with small,dome-shaped hairs or uncinate or densely puberulous with long white fat recurved hairs,intermixed with short uncinate sparse white hairs[…]
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Ecology : Old secondary forests; riverine forest, in moist places.
  Comprises 2 vars. (± distinct, and some collections impossible to place in a particular var.).
  1- 875 m alt.
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carte afrique num 175298
Record n°175298
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