African Plant Database

Dorstenia embergeri Mangenot
Information on the genus : Dorstenia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb to 15 cm tall rhizomatous;stem ascending sometimes branched,1-2 mm thick,densely puberulous with straight hairs;receptacle naviculate,1-1,6x0,3-0,5 cm;appendages terminal,2,subspathulate and canaliculate,to ± 1cm long,with a ± thickened 2-lobed apex
Ecology : Rain-forest; evergreen forests; track sides, very shady, on ± 100 m2, abundant, densely covering the soil; also on some hundred m2, ± 10 specimens in undergrowth on well drained soil.
  very rare. Endangered.Multiplication by seeds extremely easy in cultivation.Only 6 collections known.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
carte afrique num 23858
Record n°23858
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