African Plant Database


Sarcophrynium prionogonium (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Family : MARANTACEAE
Information on the genus : Sarcophrynium
Basionym : Phyllodes prionogonium K. Schum.
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sarcophrynium prionogonium (K. Schum.) K. Schum. var. prionogonium
 Phrynium prionogonium (K. Schum.) Baker (1898)
 Phyllodes prionogonium K. Schum. (1892)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Phrynium cerasiferum A. Chev. (1920) p.p.
=Phyllodes leiogonium K. Schum. (1892)
=Phrynium leiogonium (K. Schum.) Baker (1898)
=Sarcophrynium leiogonium (K. Schum.) K. Schum. (1902)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Sarcophrynium prionogonium (K. Schum.) K. Schum. var. prionogonium
Sarcophrynium prionogonium var. ivorense Schnell
Sarcophrynium prionogonium var. puberulifolium Schnell
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect perennial rhizomatous herb 1-2,5 m tall, with c. 10 leaves in a clump around the main shoot; petiole to c. 2 m high
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Ecology : Evergreen forest, rain-forest; secondary forest; road sides; river sides; 1-1000 m alt.
  Comprises 3 vars.: - var. prionogonium with leaves ± glabrous beneath; - var. ivorense Schnell, with sparse tuberculate hairs 1 mm long on leaves, densely villous inflorescence axes and long fruits; - var. puberulifolium Schnell
 
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Map
carte afrique num 177685
 
Record n°177685
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