African Plant Database

Dioscoreophyllum volkensii Engl.
Protologue : Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas 182 (1895)
Information on the genus : Dioscoreophyllum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Dioscoreophyllum volkensii Engl. var. volkensii
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii (Stapf) Diels var. cumminsii
=Rhopalandria cumminsii Stapf (1898)
=Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii (Stapf) Diels (1910)
=Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii var. leptotrichos Troupin
=Dioscoreophyllum chirindense Swynn. (1911)
=Dioscoreophyllum tenerum Engl. (1899)
=Dioscoreophyllum klaineanum Pierre ex Diels (1910)
=Dioscoreophyllum strigosum Engl. (1899)
=Rhopalandria lobatum C. H. Wright (1901)
Taxon infra-specific
Dioscoreophyllum volkensii var. fernandense (Hutch. & Dalziel) Troupin
Dioscoreophyllum volkensii Engl. var. volkensii
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Slender liane.
Ecology : Rain-forest, fringing and secondary forest; 1-400 m alt. (Mt. Cameroon). Fernando Poo (Bioko). Comprises 2 vars. – Cable & Cheek, Pl. Mt. Cameroon: 84, 1998, distinguish 2 spp.: D. cumminsii (200-400 m alt.) and D. volkensii (1-200 m alt.).
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Record n°177451 modified 2007-04-18
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