African Plant Database

Stylochaeton kornasii Malaisse & Bamps
Family : ARACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 63(1-2): 72 (1994)
Information on the genus : Stylochaeton
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb, erect, with tuberous rhizome first ± vertical becoming curved, to 5-6 cm long, 0,5 cm Ø; leaf petiole 3,5-4 cm long; blade elliptic, base cordate, apex obtuse and apiculate, 7,5-9x4,5-5,5 cm; inflorescences 1-2, appearing with the leaves, partially underground; peduncle 1,5-2,5 cm long, 2,5-3 mm Ø; spathe conical, with a lateral slit c. 1 cm long; spadix c. 7 cm long, c. 5 mm Ø; infrutescence unknown.
Ecology : Thicket edge on temporarily flooded soil; 990 m alt.
  Only known from 2 collections made in 1984 in the same locality.
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 33442
Record n°33442
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