African Plant Database

Aframomum elegans Lock
Protologue : Kew Bull. 35(2): 305 (1980); Kew Bull. 35: 299-313 (1980)
Information on the genus : Aframomum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Aframomum subsericeum auct. sensu Hepper p.p.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with leafy shoots to 1,5 m tall; leaves oblong or lanceolate
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Ecology : Secondary forest; 450-500 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
More info on :
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 20137
Record n°20137
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