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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. Last Changed: 08-May-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)
  • Food additives:
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore (fide F Bhutan; F Ceylon)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (cult. in tropics)

    Other (origin unknown)

References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  3. 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.
  4. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  5. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  6. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  7. 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.
  8. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  9. Newman, M. et al. 2004. Checklist of the Zingiberaceae of Malesia (Blumea) Suppl. 16:162.
  10. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  12. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  13. Theilade, I. 1996. Revision of the genus Zingiber in Peninsular Malaysia Gard. Bull. Singapore 48:227-229.
  14. Wagner, W. L. et al. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i. 1990 (F Hawaii)
  15. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  16. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=401412. Accessed 19 December 2018.