Dorstenia elliptica

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Body Erect, woody at the base, spreading branches
Height Up to 1,5 m tall
Leaves elliptic, 7-28 cm long
Flowers solitary, in pairs or a few together, brownish to purplish, puberously, up to 1,1 cm in diameter
Reproduction Seed, through frutescens
Area From West Cameroun to Angola (Cabinda) and in Bioko;
In rain forest, usually in moist places, often along streams, locally frequent;
At low altitudes
Taxonomical details D. elliptica Bureau in De Candolle Prodr. 17: 271. 1973. D. Frutescens Engler (1898).

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