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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.
Accessions: 5 (4 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental; ornamental

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. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles. Note: mentions
  3. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  4. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  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).
  8. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  9. Smith, R. M. 1990. Alpinia (Zingiberaceae): a proposed new infrageneric classification. Edinburgh J. Bot. 47:55.
  10. St. John, H. 1973. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands
  11. Wagner, W. L. et al. 1990. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i

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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?2674. Accessed 23 February 2020.