African Plant Database

Oxygyne triandra Schltr.
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 38: 140 (1906) 
Information on the genus : Oxygyne
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Saprophytic herb c. 4 cm tall; underground part unknown; stem 1-flowered; leaves scale-like, ovate, acute, 3x2 mm; flowers erect, c. 2,2 cm long; perianth narrowly campanulate; tube c. 1 cm long, 0,7 cm Ø; lobes with basal part quadrangular-trapeziform, abruptly narrowed, very acute, 1,2 cm long; fruit truncate-obovoid.
Ecology : Lowland rain-forest.
  Only known from the type collected in 1905, the single site, Mt Cameroon. Not rediscovered despite searches.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 39414
Record n°39414
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