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Taxon: Zingiber zerumbet (L.) Sm.

 
Genus: Zingiber
Family: Zingiberaceae
Subfamily: Zingiberoideae
Tribe: Zingibereae
Nomen number: 401412
Place of publication: Exot. bot. 2:105, t. 112. 1806
Link to protologue:
Comment: the plate is dated 1 Nov 1806
Name Verified on: 09-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Food additives:
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (cult. in tropics)

    Other (origin unknown)

References:

  1. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  2. Ghosh, S. et al. 2011. Species-specific AFLP markers for identification of Zingiber officinale, Z. montanum and Z. zerumbet (Zingiberaceae). Genet. Molec. Res. 10:218-229.
  3. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  4. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  5. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  6. Kavitha, P. G. & G. Thomas. 2008. Population genetic structure of the clonal plant Zingiber zerumbet (L.) Smith (Zingiberaceae), a wild relative of cultivated ginger, and its response to Pithyum aphanidermatum. Euphytica 160:89-100. Note: Netherlands journal of plant breeding
  7. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  8. Newman, M. et al. 2004. Checklist of the Zingiberaceae of Malesia. Blumea Suppl. 16:162.
  9. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  11. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  12. Theilade, I. 1996. Revision of the genus Zingiber in Peninsular Malaysia. Gard. Bull. Singapore 48:227-229.
  13. Wagner, W. L. et al. 1990. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i
  14. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  15. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  16. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

Check other web resources for Zingiber zerumbet (L.) Sm. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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=401412. Accessed 22 September 2019.