African Plant Database

Amorphophallus bequaertii De Wild.
Family : ARACEAE
Protologue : Pl. Bequaert. 1: 174 (1922)
Information on the genus : Amorphophallus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tuber rounded to ovoid, 3-6x2-3,5 cm; leaf produced after flowers, 30-90 cm high; petiole 18-60 cm long, 0,5-1,5 cm Ø; blade twice divided, terminal leaflets long-ovate, ovate and asymmetric to ovate, 6-15x2-3 cm, apex 1-1,5 cm long, margins entire to lightly undulate; inflorescence 0,58- 1,13 m high, peduncle 43-88 cm long, 0,7-1 cm Ø; spathe 12-15 cm long, basal portion 7-8x2,2-3,5 cm, ± zygomorphic; spadix 14-21 cm long; fruit unknown.
Ecology : Rain-forest gallery; wooded slopes, above swamp; c. 800-1080 m alt.
  Only 3 collections known.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 33328
Record n°33328
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