Taxon: Curcuma zedoaria auct.

Synonym of Curcuma picta

Genus: Curcuma
Family: Zingiberaceae
  Subfamily: Zingiberoideae
      Tribe: Zingibereae
Nomen number: 12678
Comment: non Curcuma zedoaria (Cristm.) Roscoe, a species native to Kerala, India that is not in cultivation
Name Verified on: 17-Sep-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Sep-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Other conspecific taxa:


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Check other web resources for Curcuma zedoaria auct. :

  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Curcuma zedoaria cultivars
  • 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.