African Plant Database

Gymnosiphon danguyanus H. Perrier
Protologue : Notul. Syst. (Paris) 5: 160 (1936)
Information on the genus : Gymnosiphon
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Saprophytic herb; stem usually simple, 3,5-10 cm tall; leaves triangular, scale-like, 0,5-1 mm long; flowers white or ? blue, 1-7 in a lax bifid cyme; cyme branches to 3 cm long; perianth tube dilated abruptly into a broad band towards the mouth, 2,5-5 mm long; outer tepals 3-lobed, inner ones reduced to minute scales; fruit ellipsoid or obovoid, to 4x1-3 mm.
Ecology : Stream valley forest floor; 800-1600 m alt.
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Africa.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
carte afrique num 39410
Record n°39410
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