Dorstenia hildebrandtii var hildebrandtii

Section Kosaria


Body Pachycaul, well branched
Height Up to 40 cm tall
Leafs Many per branch, 6 to 10 cm long, thin
Flowers Many per branch, up to 1,4 cm in diameter, oval shaped, many appendages
Reproduction Plant is self fertile and gives off tiny white seed
Area In west and southwest Kenya and northwest Tanzania;
In open forest and woodland, bushland and succulent thicket, on granite, coral and limestone outcrops, often in wet places (near streams or in local water catchments;
at altitudes up to 1000 m.
Taxonomical details D. hildebrandtii Engler var. hildebrandtii, D. braunii Engler (1911a); D. brevifolia Peter (1932); D. carnulosa De Wildeman (1932); D. maoungouensis De Wildeman (1932); D, marambensis Peter (1932); D. renneyi Airy Shaw & N. Taylor (1980); D. Rhomboidea Peter (1932); D. tanneriana Peter (1932).

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