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Taxon: Kaempferia galanga L.

 
Genus: Kaempferia
Family: Zingiberaceae
Subfamily: Zingiberoideae
Tribe: Zingibereae
Nomen number: 20916
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:2. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (fide L Edible Pl; Cornucopia; Pl Res SEAs 12(1):334. 1999)
  • Human food:
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(1):334. 1999; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Laos, Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Jawa] Malaysia, Philippines


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java.
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  7. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  8. Holttum, R. E. 1950. The Zingiberaceae of Malay Peninsula. Gard. Bull. Singapore 13:121.
  9. Hooker, J. D. 1872-1897. Flora of British India
  10. Kool, A. et al. Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Lao PDR (on-line resource).
  11. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  13. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  14. Newman, M. et al. 2004. Checklist of the Zingiberaceae of Malesia. Blumea Suppl. 16:119.
  15. Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 12(1):334.
  16. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  17. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  18. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  19. Sirirugsa, P. 1992. Taxonomy of the genus Kaempferia (Zingiberaceae) in Thailand. Thai Forest Bull., Bot. 19:11.

Check other web resources for Kaempferia galanga L. :

  • 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=20916. Accessed 20 August 2019.