African Plant Database

Gymnosiphon constrictus Maas & H. Maas
Protologue : Fl. Gabon 41: 67 (2010)
Information on the genus : Gymnosiphon
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Saprophytic herb 5-20 cm tall; stem simple or rarely ramose, purple to red; leaves triangular-linear, 1-2,5 mm long; inflorescence few- to many-flowered, often bifurcate; flowers 0,5-1 cm long, cream to yellowish white; tube 1-2 mm long, constricted at apex, lobes 4-6 mm long, inner ones linear 1x0,2 mm, outer obovate, 3-lobed, 4-6 mm long; fruit subglobose 3-4x3-4 mm.
Ecology : Rain-forests; 300-600 m alt.
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carte afrique num 223021
Record n°223021 created 2010-10-08
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