African Plant Database

Anubias gilletii De Wild. & T. Durand
Family : ARACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Herb. Boissier Ser. II. 1: 845 (1901)
Information on the genus : Anubias
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Rhizome creeping, rooting, 0,5-1,5 cm Ø, leafy; leaf petiole 6-40 cm long; full-grown blade hastate, basal lobes oblong to oblong-lanceolate or elliptic-lanceolate, 7-32x5-16 cm, apex obtuse or acute, or with acumen to 2,5 cm long, separated from the middle lobes only by a slight constriction; middle lobes deltoid or triangular, 2-13x1-16 cm, apex obtuse; peduncle 5-22 cm long; spathe long-ovoid, 1-3 cm long, 0,5-1 cm wide, light green to yellowish or whitish-pink, often spreading; spadix subsessile, 1-2,5 cm long; berries depressed-globose.
Ecology : Swamp forest; riverine bush; sandy sides of water courses; 50-475 m alt.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 33510
Record n°33510
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