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WAG.1162826 | Begonia komoensis Irmsch.
Registratienummer
WAG.1162826
Wetenschappelijke naam
Begonia komoensis Irmsch.
Bron
Naturalis - Botany catalogues
Licentie
CC0 1.0
Instituut
Naturalis Biodiversity Center
Collectienaam
Botany
Beschrijving
Epiphytic shrub on base of treetrunk, growing in low, densely stemmed Elfin forest, very rich in lichens,mosses and epiphytes. The thick woody basal part up to 1 cm. in diam. Stems up to 1 m. long. Leaves rather thick fleshy somewhat glossy green above, also glossy but much paler and with prominent red brown midrib beneath. Stipules long, persistent. Male flower: Tepals 4. Outer bigger tepals obovate, 5x3 mm., wine-red with white edge all around. Inner tepals oblanceolate, 5x1.5 mm., wine red with white edge on top. Stamens ca. 15, anthers yellow, pressed against each other. Young fruits wine-red, with pale lenticel-like spot terete.
Plaats of streek
Africa; Gabon; Ogooué-Ivindo; Bélinga, lower slopes of Babiel Nord, southern exposition.
Verzamelstartdatum
1978-09-13