African Plant Database

Dorstenia ellenbeckiana Engl.
Information on the genus : Dorstenia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with depressed, ovoid underground tuber to 4,5 cm Ø, without aerial steams or to 1 cm long: leaves and receptacles arise from the tuber; leaves subrosulate; receptacle discoid, suborbicular 1,5-2,5 cm Ø; appendages in 2 rows[…]
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Ecology : Acacia-Commiphora bushland, on sandy or stony soil (limestone mainly).
  600-1250 m alt. One of the rarest species of the genus in cultivation.
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carte afrique num 23856
Record n°23856
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