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Specimen: K000011392
Family: Acanthaceae Type Status:
Current Name: Lankesteria brevior C.B.Clarke Phenology: flowers
Collector: Wheatley, J.I. Plant Parts:
Collector no: 843 Item: Sheet
Collection Date: 24/03/1993 Project: WTA/Mount Cameroon
Country: Cameroon Habitat: High forest; Irvingia, Pycnanthus, Vitex, Brachystegia, Oubanguia, Protomegabaria, Cola, Soyauxia, Octoknema, Strombosia, Tapura, Coula; understorey thick, patchy. Soil volcanic.
Location: South-West Cameroon Mount Cameroon Onge Plant Description: Terrestrial herb to 45cm, growing in thick herb layer in old tree-fall gap. Inflor. apical; flrs. subtended by 4 ranks of maroon bracts; K5 narrow lanceolate, regular, pale green with faint red tip; C5 white, ventral 3 bright yellow at base.
Lat and Long: 4 17 0 N , 8 58 0 E General Comments:
Data Source: others
Altitude: 30.0 m
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Determination History:
Scientific Name Determiner Determination Date Type of? Determination Notes
Lankesteria brevior C.B.Clarke  Vollesen, K.  01/1994  Status: Accepted; Det. by family specialist 
Cite as: http://specimens.kew.org/herbarium/K000011392
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