Dorstenia scaphigera

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Shrub or subshrub
Body Branched or unbranched, leafy twigs
Height 0,3-1,5 m tall
Leaves Elliptic to obovate to oblong to subobovate, 2,5-20 x 0,5-7,5 cm
Flowers Solitary, yellowish green, flower stem 0,9-1,4 cm long, flowering face 2,5-3,5 cm long, plane fringe, 2 primary appendages.
Reproduction Seed from infrutescens
Area In Zaire, Congo and the Central African Republic;
In primary and secondary forest, sometimes in periodically  inundated places;
At altitudes up to ca. 650 m.
Taxonomical details D. scaphigera Bureau, Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. (Paris) 1: 60. 1895.

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