Dorstenia peruviana

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Body Rhizomatous, stem 3-5 mm thick
Height Up to 80 cm tall
Leaves In spirals, oblong to subobovate to elliptic to subpandutrate or to lanceolate, 6-22 x 2-9,5 cm
Flowers On minute short-shoots with reduced stipules, yellowish green with a darker rim, flower stem 1-7 cm long. Flowering face 1,5-5 cm in diameter, fringe ca 0,5 mm broad.
Reproduction Seed
Area In Peru (Cuzco, Huánuco, Madre de Dios and Puno)and Bolivia (La Paz);
in moist forest;
At altitudes up to 1400 m.
Taxonomical details D. peruviana C.C. Berg, Proc. Kon. Ned. Akad. Wetensch., C. 85: 35. t. 3. 1982.

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