Aframomum leptolepis (K.Schum.) K.Schum.

First published in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 46: 216 (1904)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. & Central Cameroon. It is a rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Cameroon

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Harris, D.J. & Wortley, A.H. (2018). Monograph of Aframomum (Zingiberaceae). Systematic Botany Monographs 104: 1-204.
  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
  • Velayos, M., Aedo, C., Cabezas, F., de la Estrella, M., Barberá, P. & Fero, M. (eds.) (2014). Flora de Guinea Ecuatorial 11: 1-416. Consejo superior de investigaciones científicas, Real jardín botánico, Madrid.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Amomum leptolepis K. Schum. (1892)-F.T.A. 7: 307 (1898)
  • in Engl., Pflanzenr. 4, 46, Zingib.: 216 (1904)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Harris, D.J. & Wortley, A.H. (2018). Monograph of Aframomum (Zingiberaceae). Systematic Botany Monographs 104: 1-204.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2017 Dalziel, J.M. [8235], Cameroon K000743720 lectotype Yes
Jan 1, 2017 Dalziel, J.M. [8235], Cameroon K000743719 lectotype Yes
Tutin, C. [4], Gabon 51750.000 No

Sources

  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0