African Plant Database

Dorstenia turbinata Engl.
Information on the genus : Dorstenia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dorstenia aspera A. Chev.
=Dorstenia buesgenii Engl.
=Dorstenia edeensis Engl.
=Dorstenia ledermannii Engl.
=Dorstenia obanensis Hutch. & Dalziel
=Dorstenia smythei Sprague
=Dorstenia spathulibracteata Engl.
=Dorstenia aspera var. deltoidea A. Chev.
=Dorstenia smythei var. deltoidea Hutch. & Dalziel
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 0,5-5 m tall, with ramose woody glabrous stems; leafy twigs 1-2 mm thick, sparsely to densely white to brownish puberulous with appressed or patent straight and retrorse uncinate hairs; receptacle turbinate to naviculate 0,4-1,5 cm Ø,[...]
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Ecology : Gallery forest; rain-forest with Heritiera utilis; forests on slopes with Mussaenda afzelii, Milletia warneckei, Dalbergia bignonae; old secondary forests; evergreen and half-deciduous forests; often near rivers.
  20-1000 m alt.
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carte afrique num 23886
Record n°23886
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