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Dorstenia mannii var mungensis

Section Lomatophora


Dorstenia mannii var mungensis
Photo courtesy of Eric in SF

Type

Herb
Body Ascending stem
Height Up to 50 cm
Leaves Relatively small leaves, 5-11 by 4-6 cm.
Flowers Solitary, peduncles 0.5-4 cm long, erect or sometimes bending downwards. Receptable 0,3-1,2 cm in diameter with 4-12 triangular lobes/appendages.
Reproduction unknown
Area In Gabon and Cameroun;
In primary and secondary forest, often on or among rocks;
at altitudes up to ca. 1000 m.
Taxonomical details D. mannii Hooker f. var. mungensis (Engler) Hijman, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, SÚr. 4, 3(sect. B), Adansonia 3: 314. 1981. D. mundamensis Engler (1902); D. mungensis Engler (1894); D. mungensis var bipindensis Engler (1898); D. ophiocoma K. Schumann & Engler var. mungensis (Engler) Hijman & C.C. Berg (1977); D. ophiocomoides Engler (1908).
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Dorstenia mannii var mungensis, photo courtesy of Mike Keeling

 

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This page has been updated on 25.11.2010