African Plant Database

Aframomum letestuanum Gagnep.
Protologue : Bull. Soc. Bot. France 55: xxxvii (1908); Fl. Cameroun 4: 61 (1965) 
Information on the genus : Aframomum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with leafy stems 2-5 m tall, often pendent; leaf sheaths red; blade sessile, oblanceolate, glabrous
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Ecology : Small light gaps and tree falls in mixed species terra firma forest, often in Gilbertiodendron dewevrei forest; occasionally beside roads; moist places in forest; 700-1300 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
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 20148
Record n°20148
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