African Plant Database

Anubias heterophylla Engl.
Family : ARACEAE
Protologue : Monogr. Phan. 2: 435 (1879)
Information on the genus : Anubias
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Anubias affinis De Wild. (1907)
=Anubias bequaertii De Wild. (1922)
=Anubias congensis N.E. Br. (1902)
=Anubias congensis var. crassispadix Engl.
=Anubias engleri De Wild. (1907)
=*Anubias undulata Hort.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Rhizome prostrate and rooting, 0,5-1,7 cm Ø; leaf petiole 3-66 cm long, 0,7-1,7 cm Ø glabrous or minutely puberulous; blade oblong-elliptic-lanceolate, 10-38x3-13 cm, apex acute, base cuneate, basal lobes short or absent; peduncle to 27 cm long, glabrous or minutely puberulous; spathe long-elliptic, 1,5-4,5x0,4-1,5 cm, apex minutely apiculate, green or dark purple; spadix 1,5-4,5 cm long; berries depressed-globose.
Ecology : Rocky ground on banks or in beds of water-courses; shady places in forest; sometimes submerged; 20-1100 m alt.
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°33514 modified 2007-04-02
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