African Plant Database

Aframomum mala (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Protologue : Engl. Pflanzenreich, Zingib. 218 (1904)
Information on the genus : Aframomum
Basionym : Amomum mala K. Schum.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Amomum mala K. Schum. (1894)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with extensive rhizome with red-brown chartaceous scales; leafy shoots 2-4 m tall;
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Ecology : Moist forest undergrowth and margins; 1000-1700 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 20201
Record n°20201
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