Dorstenia umbricola

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Body Rhizomatous, stem 2,5-4 mm thick
Height Up to 30 cm
Leaves In spirals, oblong to lanceolate to elliptic
Flowers On minute short-shoots with reduced stipules, green, flower stem 1,5-3,5 cm long. Flowering face 0,8-1,7 cm in diameter, fringe ca 1 mm broad.
Reproduction Seed
Area In Peru (Loreto) and Ecuador (Morona-Santiago, Napo and Pastaza);
In rain forest undergrowth;
At low altitudes.
Taxonomical details D. umbricola A.C. Smith, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 58: 87. 1931.

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