African Plant Database


Aframomum subsericeum (Oliv. & D. Hanb.) K. Schum.
Family : ZINGIBERACEAE
Protologue : Engl. Pflanzenreich, Zingib. 217 (1904)
Information on the genus : Aframomum
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aframomum subsericeum (Oliv. & D. Hanb.) K. Schum. subsp. subsericeum (1904)
 Amomum subsericeum Oliv. & D. Hanb. (1864)
 Cardamomum subsericeum (Oliv. & D. Hanb.) Kuntze
 
Taxon infra-specific
Aframomum subsericeum (Oliv. & D. Hanb.) K. Schum. subsp. subsericeum (1904)
Aframomum subsericeum subsp. glaucophyllum (K. Schum.) Lock (1980)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with a long creeping rhizome; leafy shoots to 4 m tall; leaf blade linear-lanceolate
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Ecology : Slightly humid forest; Gilbertiodendron dewevrei forest; occasionally on roadsides; 0-1400 m alt.
  Comprises 2 subspp.
  Smelling of citron (mesocarp pulp); used as a condiment.
 
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Map
carte afrique num 177575
 
Record n°177575
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