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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It is larger than other genera in its family. Aframomum is a genus in the ginger family, Zingiberaceae. Aframomum chrysanthum Lock Aframomum citratum C. Kuntze Cardamomum clusii Sm. 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. Aframomum orientale Lock Aframomum pilosum Oliv.


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Aframomum – Wikipedia

Aframomum makandensis Dhetchuvi Aframomum mala K. Archived from the original on wframomum February This page was last edited on 25 Julyat You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Leaf stem Photograph by: Hall Aframomum corrorima A.

Publisher Royal Botanic Gardens; Kew. Developing fruits Photograph by: If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Aframomum elegans Lock Aframomum elliottii Baker K. Aframomum thonneri De Wild.

Aframomum angustifolium

Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Aframomum Zingiberaceae genera Zingiberales stubs. Publisher Kampong Publications, California. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating.

Aframomum zambesiacum Baker K. Retrieved from ” https: Its species are perennials and produce colorful flowers.

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Bioactive metabolites from Aframomum species. Harris Aframomum singulariflorum Dhetchuvi Aframomum spiroligulatum A.

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This Zingiberales -related article is a stub. 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.