African Plant Database

Dorstenia africana (Baill.) C. C. Berg
Information on the genus : Dorstenia
Basionym : Trymatococcus africanus Baill.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Trymatococcus africanus Baill.
 Craterogyne africana (Baill.) Lanj.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Trymatococcus conrauanus Engl.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 0,9-2,5-3 m tall, with spreading or arching branches; leafy twigs 0,5-3 mm thick, puberulous with very short patent hairs and long retrorse and usually appressed uncinate hairs; inflorescences mostly bright yellow; receptacle bracteate.
Ecology : Rain-forest; sometimes in secondary forest; often along streams; locally frequant.
  0-850 m alt.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
carte afrique num 23835
Record n°23835
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