African Plant Database

Aframomum amaniense Loes.
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 43: 388 (1909)
Information on the genus : Aframomum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with extensive rhizome; scales membraneous, pale brown, not persistent; leafy shoots 2-5 m tall;
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Ecology : Moist forest, probably where disturbed: 250-800 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).
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carte afrique num 20130
Record n°20130
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