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Taxon: Alpinia nigra (Gaertn.) B. L. Burtt

 
Genus: Alpinia
Family: Zingiberaceae
Subfamily: Alpinioideae
Tribe: Alpinieae
Nomen number: 101033
Place of publication: Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 35:213. 1977
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-Oct-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • hei guo shan jiang  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide F Ceylon; F ChinaEng; Ill Chin Mat Med)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Yunnan Sheng]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Laos, Thailand


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  2. Kool, A. et al. Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Lao PDR (on-line resource).
  3. Missouri Botanical Garden. Flora of China Checklist (on-line resource).
  4. Newman, M. et al. 2004. Checklist of the Zingiberaceae of Malesia. Blumea Suppl. 16:23.
  5. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  6. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  7. Smith, R. M. 1990. Alpinia (Zingiberaceae): a proposed new infrageneric classification. Edinburgh J. Bot. 47:52.
  8. Trimen, H. 1974. A handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  9. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  10. Yen, Kun-Ying. 1994. Illustrated Chinese materia medica crude and prepared.

Check other web resources for Alpinia nigra (Gaertn.) B. L. Burtt :

  • 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?id=101033. Accessed 17 July 2019.