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Taxon: Hedychium flavescens Carey ex Roscoe

 
Genus: Hedychium
Family: Zingiberaceae
Subfamily: Zingiberoideae
Tribe: Zingibereae
Nomen number: 18580
Place of publication: Monandr. pl. Scitam. t. 50. 1824
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-May-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1998
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (n.e.), Nepal


    Cultivated (widely cult. in tropics & subtropics)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Azores]
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius, Reunion

    Australasia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]


References:

  1. Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols. (HerbSpices)
  2. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  3. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  4. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  5. 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)
  6. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  8. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  9. Smith, R. M. 1998. FSA contributions: 11. Zingiberaceae (Bothalia) 28:38.
  10. Wagner, W. L. et al. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i. 1990 (F Hawaii)
  11. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  12. Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)

Check other web resources for Hedychium flavescens Carey ex Roscoe :

  • 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:
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Hedychium flavescens 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=18580. Accessed 18 December 2018.