African Plant Database

Siphonochilus brachystemon (K. Schum.) B.L. Burtt
Protologue : Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 40(2): 372 (1982)
Information on the genus : Siphonochilus
Basionym : Kaempferia brachystemon K. Schum.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Kaempferia brachystemon K. Schum. (1894)
 Cienkowskiella brachystemon (K. Schum.) Y.K. Kam (1980)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Kaempferia macrosiphon Baker (1898)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb; rhizome short; roots with subspherical tubers; pseudostem short or absent; leaves clustered, fully developed at flowering time
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Ecology : Herb layer of gallery forest and drier evergreen forests; on forest floor in shade of Coffea comephora; 50-1070 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2010). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 13: 134
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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