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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. Last Changed: 01-Jul-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide J Ethnopharmacol 119:342-355. 2008); 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. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  2. Figueiredo, E. & G. F. Smith Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. 2008 (Pl Angol)
  3. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  4. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  5. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  6. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  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 21 April 2019.