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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Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Retrieved 18 June Aframomum zambesiacum Baker K. Publisher Royal Botanic Gardens; Kew. Aframomum is a genus in the ginger family, Zingiberaceae. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Retrieved 7 February Aframomum thonneri De Wild. Hepper Aframomum subsericeum Oliv.

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Hall Aframomum corrorima A. Jansen Aframomum daniellii Hook. Developing fruits Photograph by: Aframomum elegans Lock Aframomum elliottii Baker K. Aframomum makandensis Dhetchuvi Aframomum mala K.


Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. The nangawo Aframomum zambesiacum. Aframomum chrysanthum Lock Aframomum citratum C. A superb, if terse, resource, it is also available electronically on the Web – see http: Bioactive metabolites from Aframomum species.

Use dmy dates from April Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles. Hall Aframomum giganteum Oliv. This Zingiberales -related article is a anhustifolium.

Aframomum orientale Lock Aframomum pilosum Oliv. Last update on Retrieved from ” https: Year ISBN Description A very well presented, simple guide to growing and utilizing wild food plants in Tanzania, with line drawings of each plant, a description, habitat and range, non-food as well as food uses, plus basic information on growing the plants. 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.

Harris Aframomum singulariflorum Dhetchuvi Aframomum spiroligulatum A. Kuntze Cardamomum melegueta Kuntze Marogna paludosa Salisb. It is larger than other genera in its family. Kuntze Cardamomum clusii Sm. Amomum sansibaricum Werth Cardamomum angustifolium Sonn.


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Publisher Kampong Publications, California. It is widespread across tropical Africa as well as on some islands of the Indian Ocean MadagascarSeychellesand Mauritius.

Views Read Edit View history. Aframomum laurentii De Wild. Aframomum The nangawo Aframomum zambesiacum Scientific classification Kingdom: