African Plant Database


Campylosiphon congestus (C. H. Wright) Maas
Family : BURMANNIACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Gabon 41: 67 (2010)
Information on the genus : Campylosiphon
Basionym : Gymnosiphon congestus C. H. Wright
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Burmannia congesta (C. H. Wright) Jonker
 Gymnosiphon congestus C. H. Wright (1897)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Burmannia aptera Schltr. (1906)
=Burmannia densiflora Schltr. (1906)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect saprophytic herb 3-30 cm tall, bright yellow, with tuberous rhizome; stem simple with at top 2-7 sessile flowers; stem leaves scale-like 1-6 mm long; flowers not winged, 5-10 mm long, tube white rarely purple, lobes white to yellow; capsule obovoid, 2 mm long.
Ecology : Swampy forests; damp silty soil; 0-460 m alt.
  “Parasite” on roots of Lasiodiscus mannii (Léonard 1620, Zaire).
 
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Map
carte afrique num 223020
 
Record n°223020 created 2010-10-08
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