African Plant Database


Aframomum alpinum (Gagnep.) K. Schum.
Family : ZINGIBERACEAE
Protologue : Engl. Pflanzenreich, Zingib. 220 (1904)
Information on the genus : Aframomum
Basionym : Amomum alpinum Gagnep.
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Amomum alpinum Gagnep. (1902)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aframomum zimmermannii K. Schum. (1904)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with extensive rhizomes; scales chartaceous, brown; leafy shoots 1,5-2 m tall;
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Ecology : Forest in undergrowth; 1200-1700 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1995). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Monocotyledones: Limnocharitaceae à Poaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 35-37
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 869 (2006).
 
More info on :
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see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 20128
 
Record n°20128
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