African Plant Database


Amorphophallus mullendersii Malaisse & Bamps
Family : ARACEAE
Information on the genus : Amorphophallus
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tuber round to flattened, 2,5-4x6-10 cm, without offsets; leaf unknown; inflorescence erect, 33-43 cm long; peduncle 7-8 cm long, 0,5-1 cm Ø, ± smooth; spathe 10-17 cm long, constricted; tube asymmetric, ± ovate, 3,5-6,5x2-4 cm, light purple with few dark round spots, dark purple and ribbed inside; limb erect, dark purple outside, inside purple, 6,5-10,5x6-13 cm, incised, with ovate 5-6 lobes 3,5-7x2,5-5,5 cm, margin smooth; spadix sessile, erect, 23-36 cm long, at least twice as long as spathe; infrutescence unknown.
Ecology : Scattered near water; wooded savanna; savanna on rocks near river; gallery forest; 700-920 m alt.
  Related to A. abyssinicus. Close to A. teuszii but spadix longer than spathe (23-36 cm, not 10-17 cm).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
 
Map
carte afrique num 33354
 
Record n°33354
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