African Plant Database

Aframomum limbatum (Oliv. & D. Hanb.) K. Schum.
Protologue : Engl. Pflanzenreich, Zingib. 215 (1904)
Information on the genus : Aframomum
Basionym : Amomum limbatum Oliv. & D. Hanb.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Amomum limbatum Oliv. & D. Hanb. (1864)
 Cardamomum limbatum (Oliv. & D. Hanb.) Kuntze
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aframomum lycobasis K. Schum. (1904)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial rhizomatous herb with leafy shoots 3-5 m tall; leaf blade linear-lanceolate,
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Ecology : Forest; road sides; humid and dry places in open bush; tall secondary forest; 1-1000 m alt.
  Bioko/Fernando Poo. – In Fl. Cameroun 4: 50, 1965, cited as possibly present in that country; erroneously cited from Guinea and Ivory Coast.

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 Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 20161
Record n°20161 modified 2007-04-02
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