African Plant Database

Aframomum cordifolium Lock & J. B. Hall
Protologue : Kew Bull. 28(3): 447 (1973)
Information on the genus : Aframomum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Aframomum longiscapum auct. sensu Hepper in Hutch. & Dalziel p.p., non (Hook.f.) K.Schum.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial, rhizomatous herb; leafy shoots to 3 m tall; leaf lamina oblong(-elliptic),
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Ecology : Probably secondary forest.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Kew Bull. 28: 441-449 (1973) [1974]
  • 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 20136
Record n°20136
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