African Plant Database

Aframomum daniellii (Hook. f.) K. Schum.
Protologue : Engl. Pflanzenreich, Zingib. 218 (1904)
Information on the genus : Aframomum
Basionym : Amomum daniellii Hook. f.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Amomum daniellii Hook. f.
 Cardamomum daniellii (Hook. f.) Kuntze
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aframomum daniellii var. purpureum Hook.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with leafy shoots to 3-4 m tall; leaves narrowly lanceolate, glabrous
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Ecology : Moist shady places; forest regrowth; seasonally flooded sedge meadows; fallows; open places with poor drainage; transition woodland/young secondary forest; 242 m alt. (E Nigeria).
  Decorative in flower and fruit – ornamental.
  São Tomé, Principe, Bioko/Fernando Poo.

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 :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 20138
Record n°20138
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