African Plant Database

Anubias gracilis A. Chev. ex Hutch.
Family : ARACEAE
Information on the genus : Anubias
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb to 75 cm tall with prostrate rhizome; leaf petiole 25-33 cm long; blade shallowly hastately trilobed, triangular in outline, c. 12x10 cm, lobes ovate-oblong, apex rounded; peduncle slender, 8-15 cm long; spathe 1,5-3 cm long, broadly elliptic, mucronate, green; spadix as long as spathe; infrutescence unknown ?
Ecology : Savanna; river banks and river beds; rocky river bed in rain-forest with Mapania sp.; c. 300- c. 1100 m alt.
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Record n°33511
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