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Taxon: Curcuma zanthorrhiza Roxb.

 
Genus: Curcuma
Family: Zingiberaceae
Subfamily: Zingiberoideae
Tribe: Zingibereae
Nomen number: 411356
Place of publication: Fl. ind. 1:25. 1820
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Sep-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Sep-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: starch (fide Pl Res SEAs 9:74. 1996)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pl Res SEAs 9:74. 1996; Pl Res SEAs 12(1):217. 1999; F Guianas; CRC MedHerbs ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Java, Lesser Sunda Islands (Bali), Moluccas (Ambon)] Malaysia


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  2. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  3. Flach, M. & F. Rumawas, eds. 1996. Plants yielding non-seed carbohydrates (Pl Res SEAs) 9:74-76.
  4. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. Flora of the Guianas. (F Guianas)
  5. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  6. Newman, M. et al. 2004. Checklist of the Zingiberaceae of Malesia (Blumea) Suppl. 16:66.
  7. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  9. Sirirugsa, P. et al. 2007. The genus Curcuma L. (Zingiberaceae): distribution and classification with reference to species diversity in Thailand Gard. Bull. Singapore 59:212.
  10. Škorničková, J. & M. Sabu 2005. The identity and distribution of Curcuma zanthorrhiza Roxb. (Zingiberaceae) Gard. Bull. Singapore 57:199-210.
  11. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Curcuma zanthorrhiza Roxb. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Curcuma zanthorrhiza 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=411356. Accessed 17 February 2019.