Dorstenia alta

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Body Branched, leafy twigs
Height Up to 2 m tall
Leaves Elliptic to obovate or oblong, 3-20 x 2-8 cm
Flowers Solitary, greenish, flower stem 0,4-1,4 cm long. Receptacle 1,5-4 cm long, two appendages, linear 0,7-3 cm long.
Reproduction Seed from frutescens
Area In Kenya and Tanzania, also in Congo;
In evergreen primary (or secondary) evergreen forest or in riverine forest, often in limestone gorges;
At altitudes up to 1300 m.
Taxonomical details D. alta Engler, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 40: 545. 1908. D. orientalis De Wildeman (1932).

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