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Family: MORACEAE 

 Dorstenia psilurus
 

This is Dorstenia psilurus var scabra. Photo by Paul Latham in Bas-Congo province.

  
Author:  Friedrich Martin Josef Welwitsch 1869
Family:  Moraceae
Habitat:  Angola, Cameroon, Tanzania, Uganda, Congo
Soil:  Peat or Mix
Water:  Medium-Maximum
Sun:  Minimum-Medium
Thickness:  8 centimetres
Height:  60 centimetres
Flower:  Green
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Dorstenia bicornis Schweinfurth. Dorstenia gilletii De Wild. Dorstenia klainei Heckel. Dorstenia lukafuensis De Wild. Dorstenia massenii Bureau. Dorstenia psiluroides Engler. Dorstenia scabra Engler. 1894. Dorstenia stolzii Engler. Dorstenia tenuifolia Engler. 1902

Photo by Paul Latham

   This member of the Moraceae family was described by Friedrich Martin Josef Welwitsch in 1869. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Tanzania, Congo and Uganda, growing in well drained peat with some to lots of water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow up to eight centimetres, the stem 60 centimetres height. The flowers are green.

Photo by Paul Latham