African Plant Database

Siphonochilus kilimanensis (Gagnep.) B.L. Burtt
Protologue : Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 40(2): 372 (1982)
Information on the genus : Siphonochilus
Basionym : Kaempferia kilimanensis Gagnep.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Kaempferia kilimanensis Gagnep. (1906)
 Cienkowskiella kilimanensis (Gagnep.) Y.K. Kam (1980)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Kaempferia ceciliae N.E. Br.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Grassland, sometimes seasonally flooded, sometimes with shrubs; on sandy or black alluvial soils near the coast; 20-50 m alt.
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Ecology : Perennial herb; rhizome short; ? root tubers present; leaves ± fully developed at flowering time

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2010). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 13: 128
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