African Plant Database

Culcasia glandulosa Hepper
Family : ARACEAE
Protologue : Kew Bull. 21: 325 (1967)
Information on the genus : Culcasia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Culcasia dinklagei auct. sensu Aké Assi, non Engl.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climbing shrub, with branches 2-3 mm Ø; leaf petiole 4,5-5 cm long; blade elliptic to obovate-elliptic 11-14x4-6 cm, unequal-sided, base cuneate, apex acuminate, covered with numerous linear pellucid immersed glands; peduncles axillary 1-5, to 5 cm long; spathe 3,2-4 cm long, pink; spadix same length as spathe, inserted; berries red, globose, 8 mm Ø.
Ecology : Riverine forest; 80 m alt.
  Near C. tenuifolia.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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