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Taxon: Curcuma zanthorrhiza Roxb.

 
Genus: Curcuma
Family: Zingiberaceae
Subfamily: Zingiberoideae
Tribe: Zingibereae
Nomen number: 411356
Place of publication: Fl. ind. 1:25. 1820
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Sep-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: starch
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pl Res SEAs 9:74. 1996; Pl Res SEAs 12(1):217. 1999; F Guianas; CRC MedHerbs ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Jawa, Lesser Sunda Islands (Bali), Maluku (Ambon)] Malaysia


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs Note: lists as "xanthorrhiza"
  2. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage Note: lists as "xanthorrhiza"; = C. zedoaria (Christm.) Roscoe
  3. Flach, M. & F. Rumawas, eds. 1996. Plants yielding non-seed carbohydrates. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 9:74-76. Note: as xanthorrhiza
  4. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986-. Flora of the Guianas. Note: lists as "zanthorrhiza"
  5. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening Note: as xanthorrhiza = C. zedoaria (Christm.) Roscoe
  6. Newman, M. et al. 2004. Checklist of the Zingiberaceae of Malesia. Blumea Suppl. 16:66. Note: lists as "zanthorrhiza"
  7. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  9. Sirirugsa, P. et al. 2007. The genus Curcuma L. (Zingiberaceae): distribution and classification with reference to species diversity in Thailand. Gard. Bull. Singapore 59:212.
  10. Škorničková, J. & M. Sabu. 2005. The identity and distribution of Curcuma zanthorrhiza Roxb. (Zingiberaceae). Gard. Bull. Singapore 57:199-210. Note: lists as "zanthorrhiza"
  11. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Curcuma zanthorrhiza Roxb. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Curcuma zanthorrhiza 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.
  • 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?411356. Accessed 19 November 2019.