African Plant Database

Aframomum colosseum K. Schum.
Protologue : Engl. Pflanzenreich, Zingib. 206 (1904)
Information on the genus : Aframomum
Statuts nomenclatural : needs further study
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Giant herb; leafy shoots to 8 m tall; leaves sessile, lanceolate
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Ecology : Forest.
  Taxonomic status uncertain
  In S Zaire, Mukenge (6°S x 22°20’E). Type: Pogge 1472, collected in fruit in May, 1882.
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°20187
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