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Dorstenia indica

Section Kosaria

Type

Herb
Body Stem ascending, branched or unbranched
Height Up to 40 cm tall
Leaves In spirals, elliptic to oblong to lanceolate, minutely puberous, yellow and papyraceous when dry.
Flowers Peduncle 1-5,5 cm long, receptable 0,7-1,8 cm in diameter, squarish in form with short appendages up tp 0,8 cm long, green in colour.
Reproduction Seed
Area In Sri Lanka and Southern India;
In forest;
At altitudes up to 2000 m.
Taxonomical details D. indica Wight, Iconj. Pl. Ind. Orient. 6: t. 1964. 1833.
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Dorstenia indica, plant from authors collection

 

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This page has been updated on 26.11.2010