African Plant Database

Culcasia bosii Ntépé-Nyamè
Family : ARACEAE
Information on the genus : Culcasia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climbing herb, hemi-epiphyte, to 2 m long; stem small, racemose at apex, 2,5 mm Ø, with small short clasping roots; petiole 2,5-5 cm long; blade 4,5-10x1-4 cm, lanceolate, asymmetric, densely riddled with big translucent, blackish dashes and dots; inflorescence terminal, solitary; peduncle filiform, 5,5-8,5 cm, curved at apex; spathe green, c. 2 cm long; berries unknown.
Ecology : Evergreen forest with Caesalpiniaceae, Saccoglottis gabonensis; 0-1020 m alt.
  Near C. bequaertii, C. glandulosum.
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Record n°33545
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