Stylochaeton cuculliferus Peter

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Stylochaeton cuculliferus

in escarpment woodland;
Luangwa Valley, Chindeni Hills; Dec 2004.
Photo: Mike Bingham

Stylochaeton cuculliferus

in escarpment woodland;
Luangwa Valley, Chindeni Hills; Dec 2004.
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Common names:
Status: Native
Rhizome vertical, 1-1.5 cm thick. Cataphylls 9-14 cm long, distinctly transversely barred with purplish barring and distinctly transversely ridged. Petiole 13-26(40) cm long., basal part marked and ridged as cataphylls. Blade narrowly triangular to ovate-elliptic in outline, deeply sagittate, basal lobes almost as long as anterior lobe. Inflorescence appearing before leaves, often paired, held at ground level. Spathe pale green to brown, erect, basal part inflated, obovoid. Infructescence underground.
Type location:
Notes: Widespread, not threatened.
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Habitat: Escarpment woodland.
Altitude range: 470 - 650 m
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Worldwide distribution: DRC (Katanga),Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): E
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Content last updated: Monday 28 July 2014

Haigh, A. & Boyce, P. (2012). Araceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(1) Pages 21 - 22.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Stylochaeton cuculliferus., retrieved 30 November 2023

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