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Taxon: Hedychium spicatum Sm.

 
Genus: Hedychium
Family: Zingiberaceae
Subfamily: Zingiberoideae
Tribe: Zingibereae
Nomen number: 18587
Place of publication: A. Rees, Cycl. 17: Hedychium no. 3. 1811
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-Sep-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 4 (3 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guizhou, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan]

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


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  2. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India 1959. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. (Wealth India RM) 5:13-14.
  3. Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols. (HerbSpices)
  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. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  8. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  9. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)

Check other web resources for Hedychium spicatum Sm. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Hedychium spicatum 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=18587. Accessed 16 November 2018.