African Plant Database

Aframomum citratum (J. Pereira) K. Schum.
Protologue : Engl. Pflanzenreich, Zingib. 214 (1904)
Information on the genus : Aframomum
Basionym : Amomum citratum J. Pereira
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Amomum citratum J. Pereira
 Cardamomum citratum (J. Pereira) Kuntze
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Amomum macrolepis K. Schum. (1892)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Rhizomatous perennial herb with leafy shoots to 5 m tall, red when young
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Ecology : Forest; river banks; 700 m alt. (Mt. Kupe).
  From SE Nigeria to Gabon fide Lock, l.c.; but reported also from Guinea by Adam, 1981 (Schnell 3622).

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

Bibliography other :
  • Kew Bull. 66(4): 583 (2011)
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carte afrique num 20139
Record n°20139 modified 2005-01-18
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