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Taxon: Siphonochilus aethiopicus (Schweinf.) B. L. Burtt

 
Genus: Siphonochilus
Family: Zingiberaceae
Subfamily: Siphonochiloideae
Tribe: Siphonochileae
Nomen number: 463406
Place of publication: Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 39:372. 1982
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 01-Jul-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide J Ethnopharmacol 119:342-355. 2008)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Eswatini, South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape, Limpopo, Mpumalanga]


References:

  1. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  2. Figueiredo, E. & G. F. Smith. 2008. Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279.
  3. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  4. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: Eritrea added in 2000
  5. Thulin, M., ed. 1993-. Flora of Somalia.
  6. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  7. Van Wyk, B.-E. 2008. A broad review of commercially important southern African medicinal plants. J. Ethnopharmacol. 119:342-355.

Check other web resources for Siphonochilus aethiopicus (Schweinf.) B. L. Burtt :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=463406. Accessed 17 September 2019.