African Plant Database

Culcasia annetii Ntépé-Nyamè
Family : ARACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., B, Adansonia Sér. 4, 6(3): 314 (1985)
Information on the genus : Culcasia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climbing herb to 2 m long; stem 2-3 mm Ø, with numerous very short clasping roots; leaf petiole 3-6,5 cm long; blade 9-22x4-7,5 cm, lanceolate, oblique, slightly fiddle-shaped, base truncate, subpeltate to peltate, apex acute; inflorescences terminal, 2-3 in each sympodium; peduncle 2,5-3,5 cm long; spathe greenish-brown, 3-5,5 cm long, apiculate; spadix often exserted, shortly stipitate; berries unknown.
Ecology : Forest; 400-600 m alt.
  Near C. simiarum ?, C. ? afzelii Schott.
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