Aframomum angustifolium. Photo: Bart Wursten Chirinda Forest. Aframomum angustifolium. Photo: Bart Wursten Chirinda Forest. Aframomum angustifolium. Description. Leafy shoots arising from extensive rhizomes. Inflorescences flowered, also arising at the base of the leafy shoots. Petals red. Labellum yellow . An herb with leafy stems to m high, and flowers narrow in short inflorescences, pink or carmine; of moist shady places in hill savanna, across the Region.

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Aframomum chrysanthum Lock Aframomum citratum C. It is widespread across tropical Africa as well as on some islands of the Indian Ocean MadagascarSeychellesand Mauritius. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Aframomum thonneri De Wild. Aframomum elegans Lock Aframomum elliottii Baker K. Giseke Amomum nemorosum Bojer Amomum sanguineum K. A superb, if terse, resource, it is also available electronically on the Web – see http: Views Read Edit View history. Last update on Publisher Kampong Publications, California. Harris Aframomum singulariflorum Dhetchuvi Aframomum spiroligulatum A.


It is larger than other genera in its family. Retrieved from ” https: Hall Aframomum giganteum Oliv. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

Aframomum angustifolium – Useful Tropical Plants

This Zingiberales -related article is a stub. Schum Aframomum mildbraedii Loes. Aframomum zambesiacum Baker K. Retrieved 18 June Kuntze Cardamomum clusii Sm. Schum [1] Synonyms [2] Alexis Salisb.

Publisher Royal Botanic Gardens; Kew.

Developing fruits Photograph by: Aframomum makandensis Dhetchuvi Aframomum mala K. Angustifoliumm dmy dates from April Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles. The nangawo Aframomum zambesiacum. Hepper Aframomum subsericeum Oliv.

This page was last edited on 25 Julyat Its species are perennials and produce colorful flowers. Bioactive metabolites from Aframomum species.

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If you have any useful information anugstifolium this afamomum, please leave a comment. Archived from the original on 7 February Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Aframomum laurentii De Wild. Kuntze Cardamomum melegueta Kuntze Marogna paludosa Salisb. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Year ISBN Description The second edition of an excellent guide to the edible uses of plants, though it does not give any details of cultivation etc.


Leaf stem Photograph by: Amomum sansibaricum Werth Cardamomum angustifolium Sonn. Retrieved 7 February Aframomum orientale Lock Aframomum pilosum Oliv.