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Taxon: Renealmia alpinia (Rottb.) Maas

 
Genus: Renealmia
Family: Zingiberaceae
Subfamily: Alpinioideae
Tribe: Alpinieae
Nomen number: 101528
Place of publication: Acta Bot. Neerl. 24:474. 1976
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 01-Jul-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring
  • Human food: oil/fat

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Oaxaca, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, Trinidad and Tobago, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


References:

  1. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  2. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986-. Flora of the Guianas.
  3. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973-. Flora of Ecuador.
  4. Maas, P. J. M. 1977. Renealmia (Zingiberaceae - Zingiberoideae), Costoideae (Additions) (Zingiberaceae). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 18:29.

Check other web resources for Renealmia alpinia (Rottb.) Maas :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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=101528. Accessed 19 August 2019.