African Plant Database

Siphonochilus aethiopicus (Schweinf.) B. L. Burtt
Protologue : Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 40(2): 372 (1982)
Information on the genus : Siphonochilus
Basionym : Cienkowskia aethiopica Schweinf.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Kaempferia aethiopica (Schweinf.) Benth.
 Cienkowskia aethiopica Schweinf.
 Cienkowskiella aethiopica (Schweinf.) Y. K. Kam (1980)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Kaempferia ethelae J. M. Wood (1898)
=Kaempferia natalensis Schltr. & K. Schum. (1904)
=Siphonochilus natalensis (Schltr. & K. Schum.) J. M. Wood & Franks (1911)
=Kaempferia dewevrei De Wild. & T. Durand (1900)
=Kaempferia evae Briq.
=Cienkowskiella evae (Briq.) Y. K. Kam (1980)
=Siphonochilus evae (Briq.) B. L. Burtt (1982)
=Kaempferia zambeziaca Gagnep.
=Kaempferia stenopetala K. Schum. (1904)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Geophyte- Ht 0.15 - 0.45 m. Alt: 610 - 915 m. Distribution: EC, KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2010). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 13: 129
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Mem. Bot. Surv. South Africa : 550 (1966).
  • Strelitzia 6: 200 (1997).
  • Bothalia 28[1&2]: 35-39 (1998).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 20110
Record n°20110
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