African Plant Database


Renealmia africana Benth. ex Hook. f.
Family : ZINGIBERACEAE
Protologue : Hooker's Icon. Pl. t. 1430 (1883)  
Information on the genus : Renealmia
 
 
Status
Statuts nomenclatural : invalid name (English description)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ethanium africanum (Benth. ex Hook. f.) Kuntze
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Renealmia talbotii Hutch.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb 1,2-2 m tall, with a thick rhizome; leaves with false petiole 7-8 cm long
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Ecology : Swampy forest gallery; fallows in forest; shady primitive woods; 350-1950 m alt.
  The plant has a strong aromatic smell; seeds a pungent taste. Sometimes grown as an ornamental.
  Bioko/Fernando Poo.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 20087
 
Record n°20087 modified 2012-08-25
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