African Plant Database

Aframomum atewae Lock & J. B. Hall
Protologue : Kew Bull. 28(3): 441 (1973)
Information on the genus : Aframomum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb; rhizome 50 cm long; leafy shoots to 1 m tall; leaf lamina oblanceolate to elliptic
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Ecology : Quite common on the upper mountain range slopes, growing in forest openings with species of disturbed situations; 600 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
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 20134
Record n°20134
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