African Plant Database

Dorstenia scaphigera Bureau
Information on the genus : Dorstenia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 0,3-1,5 m tall, with ascending or erect, branched or unbranched woody stems, the lower part of the branches almost glabrous, 4-8 mm thick, the leafy part rather densely puberulous with brownish to white curved and uncinate hairs;[…]
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Ecology : Secondary or primary forests in dry or wet and even periodically flooded places.
  up to 650 m alt. Put in synonymy under D. alta by Beentje, Kenya trees, shrubs & lianas: 321, 1994.
  Not in Gabon.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 498 (2006).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
carte afrique num 23876
Record n°23876
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