African Plant Database

Anubias pynaertii De Wild.
Family : ARACEAE
Protologue : Ann. Mus. Congo Belge. Bot., Ser. 5 3: 168 (1910)
Information on the genus : Anubias
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Rhizome creeping and rooting, 0,5-1,5 cm Ø, often branched; leaf petiole 10-45 cm long; blade hastate, long auriculate with a very wide sinus, or obtuse at base, glabrous above, midrib and veins minutely puberulous below, apex acute, middle lobe ovate or elliptic, 9-29x4-14 cm, lateral lobes obtuse to 18x7 cm, sometimes almost or totally absent; peduncle slender, 7-27 cm long, glabrous or puberulous; spathe lanceolate-elliptic, 2-3,5 cm long, acute, white, green or olive-brown; spadix 2,5-3,5 cm long, ± sessile; berries depressed-globose.
Ecology : Wet places, in mud or in water; river banks; mostly in shady places in forest; 20-1450 m alt.
  Male flowers distinctive; however, to Ntépé-Nyamè (Fl. Cameroun, l.c.) this character seems doubtful, and the separation from A. hastifolia not clear.
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 33520
Record n°33520
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