African Plant Database

Desmogymnosiphon chimeicus Guinea
Protologue : Anales Jard. Bot. Madrid 6(2): 468 (1946) 
Information on the genus : Desmogymnosiphon
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual saprophytic herb, straw-coloured, 7-10 cm tall, incl. inflorescence; stem nearly filiform in lower part, with small scale-like, ? green leaves; inflorescence cymose, 5-9-flowered; flowers 7-8 mm long, pedicels 2-3 mm long, perianth cream-coloured; outer lobes ovate-cuneiform, margins eroded; stigmatic appendages filiform; capsule globose, 2-3 mm Ø.
Ecology : Primary forest in moist humus; 800 m alt.
  Collected in 1945.
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see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 179249
Record n°179249
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