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Taxon: Hedychium gardnerianum Sheppard ex Ker Gawl.

 
Genus: Hedychium
Family: Zingiberaceae
Subfamily: Zingiberoideae
Tribe: Zingibereae
Nomen number: 18582
Place of publication: Bot. Reg. 9: t. 774. 1824
Link to protologue:
Comment: authorship verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 02-Apr-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 5 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, [Sikkim, Assam] Nepal


    Cultivated (widely cult. in tropics)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Azores] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal]

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

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

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies


References:

  1. Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. 1976-. Flores des Mascareignes. Note: lists as Hedychium gardnerianum Ker Gawl.
  2. Conant, P. et al. 1997. Appendix. Selected plant species interfering with resource management goals in North American natural areas. Assessment and management of plant invasions. 255-267.
  3. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia.
  4. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  5. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. Note: lists as Hedychium gardnerianum Ker Gawl.
  6. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  7. Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12
  8. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening Note: lists as Hedychium gardnerianum Ker Gawl.
  9. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  10. Smith, R. M. 1998. FSA contributions: 11. Zingiberaceae. Bothalia 28:38. Note: naturalized
  11. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds

Check other web resources for Hedychium gardnerianum Sheppard ex Ker Gawl. :

  • 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:
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Hedychium gardnerianum 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.

Images:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=18582. Accessed 7 December 2019.