Dorstenia dorstenioides

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Body Branched, leafy twigs.
Height Up to 1,5 m tall
Leaves Elliptic to oblong or obovate to subobovate, 3-16 x 1-6,5 cm.
Flowers Solitary, greenish, flower stems 1,6-2,6 cm long, receptacle stellate, 0,8-1 cm in diameter. Appendages 8-11, often six larger (3 mm) and in between the smaller ones, triangular shaped.
Reproduction seed in frutescens
Area In Cameroun (east of Kribi);
In rain forest;
At altitudes up to 200 m.
Taxonomical details D. dorstenioides (Engler) Hijman & C.C. Berg, Adansonia, SÚr. 2, 16: 428. 1977. Craterogyne dorstenioides (Engler) Lanjouw (1935); Trymatococcus dorstenioides Engler (1914).

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