African Plant Database


Culcasia panduriformis Engl. & K. Krause
Family : ARACEAE
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 54: 289 (1917)
Information on the genus : Culcasia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect herb c. 50 cm tall on stilt roots; leaf petiole 3-5 cm long; blade panduriform, 15-30x4,5-7 cm, base slightly cordate, apex pointed; inflorescence terminal, solitary; peduncle 3,5 cm long, erect at fruiting time; spathe 2-2,5 cm long; berries globose, orange or red, 2-2,5 cm Ø.
Ecology : Forests with watercourses; forest/grassland transition; 1-530 m alt.
  Near C. dinklagei. Confused with C. linearifolia.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 33563
 
Record n°33563
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