African Plant Database

Kupea martinetugei Cheek & S. A. Williams
Protologue : Kew Bull. 58(1): 225 (2003)
Information on the genus : Kupea
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Dioecious achlorophyllous mycotrophic herb 3-7 cm tall, yellow, translucent, glabrous; roots radiating from stem base, stout, with fine root hairs; stems usually unbranched, erect, or decumbent at base,
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Ecology : Evergreen forest , 720 m alt.
  Discovered in 1995 by Martin Etuge. Later found in several locations (Sainge & al., 2010: 286-287).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Kew Bull. 62: 287-292 (2007)
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carte afrique num 42878
Record n°42878
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