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Taxon: Kaempferia rotunda L.

 
Genus: Kaempferia
Family: Zingiberaceae
Subfamily: Zingiberoideae
Tribe: Zingibereae
Nomen number: 20920
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:3. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 04-Sep-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Sep-2001
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • resurrection-lily  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • tropical-crocus  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • hai nan san qi  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Wealth India RM 5:315. 1959; Hortus 3)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(1):335. 1999; F ChinaEng; Wealth IndiaRM)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina, Laos, Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Other (exact native range obscure)

References:

  1. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  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) 5:315.
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  5. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  6. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  7. Holttum, R. E. 1950. The Zingiberaceae of Malay Peninsula Gard. Bull. Singapore 13:120.
  8. Hooker, J. D. Flora of British India. 1872-1897 (F BritInd)
  9. Kool, A. et al. Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Lao PDR (on-line resource). (L Laos Online)
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  11. Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1 (Pl Res SEAs) 12(1):335.
  12. Picheansoonthon, C. & S. Koonterm 2008. Notes on the genus Kaempferia L. (Zingiberaceae) in Thailand J. Thai Tradit. Altern. Med. 6:73-93.
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  14. Sirirugsa, P. 1992. Taxonomy of the genus Kaempferia (Zingiberaceae) in Thailand Thai Forest Bull., Bot. 19:9.
  15. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Kaempferia rotunda L. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=20920. Accessed 19 December 2018.