African Plant Database

Aframomum rostratum K. Schum.
Protologue : Engl. Pflanzenreich, Zingib. 207 (1904); Kew Bull. 35: 299-313 (1980)
Information on the genus : Aframomum
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Amomum rostratum Oliv. & D. Hanb.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with leafy shoots 2 m tall; leaf sheaths glabrous;
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Ecology : Coastal plains, sandy ground; forming loose clumps of leafy shoots interconnected by thick rhizomes; brackish lagoon banks; near sea-level.

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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carte afrique num 20160
Record n°20160
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