African Plant Database

Dorstenia vivipara Welw.
Protologue : Trans. Linn. Soc. London 27: 70 (1869) 
Information on the genus : Dorstenia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb 15-22,5 cm tall, bulbiferous in the axils of the lower leaves; bulbils lactescent, viviparous; stems ascending, weak, very brittle, cylindrical, thinly puberulous, lactescent; receptacles on long stalks,[...]
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Ecology : In remarkably shady places at the sides of a rivulet; plentiful but only in a few spot.
  976-1067 m alt. Only known from the type collected in 1856-1857.
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carte afrique num 23834
Record n°23834
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