Dorstenia appendiculata

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Subshrub or herb
Body Rhizomatous with 2-4 mm thick stem
Height Up ti 1,5 m tall
Leaves In spirals, oblong to lanceolate to subobovate, 6-25 x 1,5-6 cm.
Flowers On minute short-shoots with minute stipules, green. receptacle 0,8-3 cm in diameter, irregularly stellate with 5-12, up to 1,2 cm long almost linear to triangular appendages.
Reproduction Seed
Area In E Brazil;
In moist and shaded places;
At low altitudes.
Taxonomical details D. appendiculata Miquel in Martius, Fl. Bras. 4(1): 162. 1853.

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This page has been updated on 26.11.2010