African Plant Database

Siphonochilus puncticulatus (Gagnep.) Lock
Protologue : Fl. Zambes. 13: 131 (2010)
Information on the genus : Siphonochilus
Basionym : Kaempferia puncticulata Gagnep.
Statuts nomenclatural : uncertain status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Kaempferia puncticulata Gagnep. (1906)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Kaempferia homblei De Wild. (1914)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with a creeping rhizome; roots tuberous, napiform; leafy shoot to c. 20 cm tall, with short sheaths at base
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Ecology : Kalahari sands; 1200-1400 m alt.
  Poorly known, “data deficient”. Included by Lock with great hesitation. However, he considers the plants he cites as distinct from S. aethiopicus
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Record n°224876 created 2011-08-24 - modified 2012-08-14
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