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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Publisher Royal Botanic Gardens; Kew. Aframomum is a genus in the ginger family, Zingiberaceae. Aframomum elegans Lock Aframomum elliottii Baker K.

Aframomum angustifolium

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Retrieved 18 June Aframomum Zingiberaceae genera Zingiberales stubs.

Amomum sansibaricum Werth Cardamomum angustifolium Sonn. Aframomum makandensis Dhetchuvi Aframomum mala K. Schum Aframomum mildbraedii Loes. Retrieved 7 February Last update on From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


The nangawo Aframomum zambesiacum.

Aframomum The nangawo Aframomum zambesiacum Scientific classification Kingdom: Its species are perennials and produce colorful flowers. Hall Aframomum giganteum Oliv. Schum [1] Synonyms [2] Alexis Salisb.

Views Read Edit View history. Hall Aframomum corrorima A. Kuntze Cardamomum clusii Sm. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Jansen Aframomum daniellii Hook. Aframomum laurentii De Wild. 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.

Bioactive metabolites from Aframomum species. It is widespread across tropical Africa as well as on some islands of the Indian Ocean MadagascarSeychellesand Mauritius. Giseke Amomum nemorosum Bojer Amomum sanguineum K. Aframomum zambesiacum Baker K.

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Hall Aframomum aulacocarpos Pellegr. Kuntze Cardamomum melegueta Kuntze Marogna paludosa Salisb. It is larger than other genera in its family. Leaf stem Photograph by: