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Taxon: Zingiber mioga (Thunb.) Roscoe

 
Genus: Zingiber
Family: Zingiberaceae
Subfamily: Zingiberoideae
Tribe: Zingibereae
Nomen number: 42253
Place of publication: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 8:348. 1807
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Japanese ginger  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • mioga ginger  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • Japaningwer  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • myoga  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Japanese Rōmaji

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Food additives: flavoring; flavoring

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Anhui Sheng, Zhejiang Sheng, Hunan Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng, Jiangsu Sheng, Guangdong Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  2. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  3. Jatoi, S. A. et al. 2008. Relationships of Zingiber species, and genetic variability assessment in ginger (Zingiber officinale) accessions from ex-situ genebank, on-farm and rural markets. Breed. Sci. 58:261-270.
  4. Jiang, H. et al. 2006. Metabolic profiling and phylogenetic analysis of medicinal Zingiber species: tools for authentication of ginger (Zingiber officinale Rosc.). Phytochemistry 67:1673-1685.
  5. Kizhakkayil, J. & B. Sasikumar. 2011. Diversity, characterization and utilization of ginger: a review. Pl. Genet. Resources Charact. Util. 9:464-477.
  6. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  7. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  8. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  9. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  11. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  12. Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  13. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Zingiber mioga (Thunb.) Roscoe :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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?42253. Accessed 20 October 2019.