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A new species of Aframomum (Zingiberaceae) from D.R. Congo



Aframomum ngamikkense, a new species from the Misotshi-Kabogo Massif in the Albertine Rift, Eastern D.R. Congo, is described and illustrated. It differs from the superficially similar A. pseudostipulare in the shorter and obtuse ligules up to 5 mm long (vs. acute and up to 10 mm long), and the indistinctly 3-lobed apex of the stamen (vs. distinctly 3-lobed).


Aframomum ngamikkense, Aframomum pseudostipulare, Albertine Rift, Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, endemics, Moncots

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