African Plant Database

Culcasia mannii (Hook. f.) Engl.
Family : ARACEAE
Information on the genus : Culcasia
Basionym : Aglaonema mannii Hook. f.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aglaonema mannii Hook. f. (1869)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Culcasia reticulata Voss
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect herb 30-40 cm tall with stilt roots 30 cm long; stem c. 1 cm Ø; leaf petiole 4-7 cm long; blade 13-21x6,5-12,5 cm, subelliptic, broadest towards lower half, asymmetric, lacking translucent lines, base subobtuse, apex acute and slightly oblique; inflorescence solitary, terminal; peduncle 1,5-2,5 cm long; spathe light green, apex obtuse; spadix stipitate, becoming exserted; berries red, depressed-globose, 1,5-2 cm Ø.
Ecology : Forest under shade; sometimes in swampy places; 1-1600 m alt.
  Near C. dinklagei.
  Uncertain in Ivory Coast (Chatelain & al., Cartes distrib. pl. Côte d’Ivoire: 214, 2011).
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Record n°33560
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