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Cercestis camerunensis (Ntépé-Nyamè) Bogner
Famille : ARACEAE
Informations sur le genre : Cercestis
Basionyme : Rhektophyllum camerunense Ntépé-Nyamè
Statut pour TA : accepté (présent)
Synonyme(s) homotypique(s)
 Rhektophyllum camerunense Ntépé-Nyamè
Ecologie et distribution
Afr. Trop.
Biologie : Herb at first erect on stilt-roots to 50 cm tall with very short pseudostem, becoming creeping by a stolon produced at its apex and eventually bearing leafy shoots, finally climbing to 30 m height, rooting along the whole length; stems with pendulous roots; leaf petiole 0,6-1 m long; blade 0,35-1,5 m long, ovate, base truncate, becoming cordate, never variegated when young, becoming pinnately divided; inflorescences terminal, 6-15 in each floral sympodium, only on climbing stems usually higher than 3 m from ground level; bracts light green or violaceous; spathe 10-18 cm long, fleshy, yellowish-green; peduncle 18-25 cm long, when broken exuding a red sap; ovary pink; infrutescence 9-14 cm long, 6 cm Ø, with a persistent appendix c. 9 cm long.
Ecologie : Rain-forest, evergreen forest on humid or swampy soils, and in open plots (Selbyana 23: 122, 2002); forest gallery; 10-1000 m alt.
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