African Plant Database

Culcasia sanagensis Ntépé-Nyamè
Family : ARACEAE
Information on the genus : Culcasia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Semi-epiphytic climbing herb; stems densely warty; leaf petiole 7-13 cm long; blade oblong-ovate, 16-20x7-14 cm, base acute and abruptly decurrent for 1,5 cm, tip straight; lateral veins 5-8 pairs, surface reticulate, with black dashes; inflorescences clustered; peduncle 3-6 cm long; spathe constricted towards base, 2-3,5 cm long, green, mucronate; spadix sessile, orange-yellow, exserted.
Ecology : Gallery forest in grassland; semi-deciduous forest; 600-800 m alt.
  Resembling C. ekongoloi but leaf blade decurrent and tip straight, spathe constricted, spadix sessile, exserted. Similar to C. angolensis but leaf blade decurrent, stem verrucose, peduncle 3-6 cm long, spadix exserted.
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Record n°33569
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