African Plant Database

Aframomum orientale Lock
Protologue : Kew Bull. 39(4): 837 (1984)
Information on the genus : Aframomum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with extensive slender rhizome; leafy shoots to 2,5 m tall; leaf blade narrowly elliptic
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Ecology : Coastal forest; abandoned cultivation; 100-400 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 Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 20156
Record n°20156
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