African Plant Database


Dorstenia lavrani T. A. McCoy & Massara
Family : MORACEAE
Protologue : Sukkulent. 80: 79 (2008)
Information on the genus : Dorstenia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb, dioecious, to 15 cm tall, with whitish latex; stems 1-15, simple, erect or ascending, succulent, 1-2,5 cm Ø, gray to green, with prominent withish leaf- and stipular scars in spirals; leaves in apical rosettes,[…]
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Ecology : Juniperus forests, in deep shade, in moss-filled cracks of steep limestone walls in gorge, with Aloe albovestita.
  1750 m alt. Related to D. foetida, but dioecious. First collected in 1973. Two specimens (?+?) cultivated inUSA; later (s.d) recolted in Saudi Arabia. Plants (many beautiful specimens) in cultivation raised from seed
  Saudi Arabia
 
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Map
carte afrique num 185085
 
Record n°185085 created 2008-04-23 - modified 2008-04-23
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