African Plant Database

Culcasia loukandensis Pellegr.
Family : ARACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Soc. Bot. France 81: 142 (1934) 
Information on the genus : Culcasia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Climbing herb, on rocks or boles, to 0,5-1 m height; leaf petiole 2-3 cm long, pubescent; blade ovate to sublanceolate, 9-18x5-9,5 cm, base slightly cordate, apex obtuse or broadly acuminate, pubescent; inflorescences terminal, 1-3 in a sympodium, solitary; peduncle 1,5-4,5 cm long, pubescent; spathe white or green-orange, c. 3 cm long, fusiform, long-acuminate, white-glandular.
Ecology : Under shade in forest; terra firma mixed forest; Gilbertiodendron dewevrei forest.
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Record n°33559
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