Dorstenia contensis

Section Lecanium No image yet


Body Rhizomatous, stem 3-5 mm thick
Height Up to 40 cm tall
Leaves In spirals, oblong to lanceolate, 14-27 x 3,5-9 cm
Flowers On short-shoots with minute stipules, green, flower stem 2-8 cm long, flowering face irregularly angular to stellate 3-5,5 cm in diameter.
Reproduction Seed
Area In E Brazil (Bahia);
In shaded places;
At low altitudes.
Taxonomical details D. contensis Carauta & C.C. Berg, Proc. Kon. Ned. Akad. Wetensch., C. 99: 262, t. 1. 1985.

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