African Plant Database

Burmannia hexaptera Schltr.
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 38: 143 (1906) 
Information on the genus : Burmannia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect saprophytic herb 2-8 cm tall; stem usually simple bearing 1-2 sessile flowers at top; radical leaves absent; stem leaves ovate, appressed, 1-3 mm long; flowers erect, c. 8 mm long, white, lower part orange-yellow; wings corresponding with the outer perianth-lobes c. 6,5x1/3 mm, long wings corresponding with the inner lobes 5 mm long; fruit unknown.
Ecology : Rain-forest; 1-200 m alt.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 39394
Record n°39394
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