African Plant Database

Aframomum strobilaceum (Sm.) Hepper
Protologue : Kew Bull. 21: 136 (1967)
Information on the genus : Aframomum
Basionym : Amomum strobilaceum Sm.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Amomum strobilaceum Sm. (1819)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aframomum erythrostachyum Gagnep. (1905)
=Amomum simiarum A. Chev.
=Aframomum simiarum (A. Chev.) A. Chev. (1920)
=Amomum palustre Afzel.
=Cardamomum afzelii (Roscoe) Kuntze
=*Cardamomum palustre Kuntze
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with a tussocky habit, forming a dense clump; leafy shoots 0,8-1,75 m tall
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Ecology : Along water courses; wet forests; degraded forest; humid ravine with Cyathea; 800-1600 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Kew Bull. 35: 299-313 (1980)
  • 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 20167
Record n°20167
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