African Plant Database

Cercestis hepperi Jongkind
Family : ARACEAE
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 28: 445 (2010)
Information on the genus : Cercestis
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Creeping herb forming an open carpet, rarely climbing; leaves rosulate; petiole 7-20 cm long; lamina with yellowish margin, 15-22x5-10 cm, base cordate, basal lobes round, apex acute; peduncle 7-14 cm long, greenish; spadix shorter than spathe; mature flowers unknown; berries globose, orange-red, easily detached from the soft central axis.
Ecology : Rain-forest; growing as an open carpet on floor.
  Near C. ivorensis.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
carte afrique num 222947
Record n°222947 created 2010-09-24
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