African Plant Database

Amorphophallus mildbraedii K. Krause
Family : ARACEAE
Protologue : Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 9: 37 (1924)
Information on the genus : Amorphophallus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tuber depressed to rounded, 2,5x5,5 cm; leaf with petiole 7-8 cm long, c. 1 cm Ø; blade aerial during anthesis but not expanded, 40 cm Ø, ultimate leaflets lanceolate, 10-15x1-2 cm; inflorescence 12-13 cm long; peduncle 5-7 cm long, 0,5-1 cm Ø; spathe c. 5 cm long, tube compressed globose, 3x4,6 cm; limb 3-4 cm wide, round, irregularly incised by up to 1 cm; spadix sessile, erect, 5,5 cm long; infrutescence unknown.
Ecology : Savanna; 1000 m alt.
  Only known from the type collected in 1914.
  Collecting site uncertain. “Efforts should be made to retrace the itinerary of Mildbraed in 1914 and so to refind this long-lost species” (Onana & Cheek, l.c.).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 33353
Record n°33353
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