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Taxon: Alpinia purpurata (Vieill.) K. Schum.

 
Genus: Alpinia
Family: Zingiberaceae
Subfamily: Alpinioideae
Tribe: Alpinieae
Nomen number: 2674
Place of publication: H. G. A. Engler, Pflanzenr. IV. 46(Heft 20):323. 1904
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-Oct-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 5 (4 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3; Hortscience 32:914. 1997); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3; Hortscience 32:914. 1997)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands

    Pacific
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: New Caledonia, Vanuatu


    Cultivated (widely cult. in tropics)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  3. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  4. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  5. Luc-Cayol, F. & L. Fereol 1997. ×Alpingera martinica (Zingiberaceae): an intergeneric hybrid between Alpinia purpurata and Etlingera elatior (HortScience) 32:914-915.
  6. Newman, M. et al. 2004. Checklist of the Zingiberaceae of Malesia (Blumea) Suppl. 16:28.
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  8. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  9. Smith, R. M. 1990. Alpinia (Zingiberaceae): a proposed new infrageneric classification Edinburgh J. Bot. 47:55.
  10. St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)
  11. Wagner, W. L. et al. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i. 1990 (F Hawaii)

Check other web resources for Alpinia purpurata (Vieill.) K. Schum. :

  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?2674. Accessed 19 November 2018.