African Plant Database

Aframomum longiscapum (Hook. f.) K. Schum.
Protologue : Engl. Pflanzenreich, Zingib. 212 (1904)
Information on the genus : Aframomum
Basionym : Amomum longiscapum Hook. f.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Amomum longiscapum Hook. f. (1854)
 Cardamomum longiscapum (Hook. f.) Kuntze
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with leafy shoots 1,5-3 m tall; leaf blade oblong
  see more in the book
Ecology : Secondary forest; ravine; forest gallery; old secondary humid regrowth; 450-1300 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
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 20151
Record n°20151
Feedback about this record