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Taxon: Hedychium coccineum Sm.

 
Genus: Hedychium
Family: Zingiberaceae
Subfamily: Zingiberoideae
Tribe: Zingibereae
Nomen number: 18575
Place of publication: A. Rees, Cycl. 17: Hedychium no. 5. 1811
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 26-Jul-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangxi, Xizang, Yunnan (s.)]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India (n.), Nepal
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. Flores des Mascareignes. (F Mascar)
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  4. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  5. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  6. Henderson, L. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12. 2001 (Weeds SAfr 2001)
  7. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)

Check other web resources for Hedychium coccineum Sm. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Hedychium coccineum 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=18575. Accessed 9 December 2018.