Dorstenia mannii var alternans

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Body Ascending stem
Height Up to 20 cm
Leaves Oblong to narrowly elliptic
Flowers Solitary, peduncles 2-3,5 cm long. Receptable ca 1 cm in diameter with ca 8 triangular lobes/appendages.
Reproduction unknown
Area In Nigeria (a single but unknown locality), Gabon and Cameroun;
In riverine forest and coastal high forest, in wet places;
at altitudes up to 500 m.
Taxonomical details D. mannii Hooker f. var. alternans (Engler) Hijman, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, SÚr. 4, 3(sect. B), Adansonia 3: 314. 1981. D. alternans Engler (1911a); D. kribensis Engler (1911a); D. ophiocoma K. Schumann & Engler var. alternans (Engler) Hijman & C.C. Berg (1977).

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