African Plant Database


Aframomum chrysanthum Lock
Family : ZINGIBERACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 48(3-4): 396 (1978)
Information on the genus : Aframomum
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Aframomum hanburyi auct. sensu Lock & J.B.Hall in Kew Bull., 28: 447 (1973) & Boissiera, 24:229 (1975)
=*Aframomum sulcatum auct. sensu Hepper
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Rhizomatous perennial herb with leafy shoots to 3 m tall; leaves narrowly elliptic
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Ecology : Disturbed places in forests, such as pathsides, clearings, logging tracks.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Kew Bull. 35: 299-313 (1980)
  • 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 The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 20135
 
Record n°20135 modified 2007-04-04
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