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Taxon: Zingiber mioga (Thunb.) Roscoe

 
Genus: Zingiber
Family: Zingiberaceae
Subfamily: Zingiberoideae
Tribe: Zingibereae
Nomen number: 42253
Place of publication: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 8:348. 1807
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Japanese ginger  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • mioga ginger  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • Japaningwer  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • myoga  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Japanese Rōmaji

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed13)
  • Food additives: flavoring (fide L Edible Pl; Food Feed Crops US)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Anhui, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Yunnan, Zhejiang]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  2. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  3. Jatoi, S. A. et al. 2008. Relationships of Zingiber species, and genetic variability assessment in ginger (Zingiber officinale) accessions from ex-situ genebank, on-farm and rural markets Breed. Sci. 58:261-270.
  4. Jiang, H. et al. 2006. Metabolic profiling and phylogenetic analysis of medicinal Zingiber species: tools for authentication of ginger (Zingiber officinale Rosc.) (Phytochemistry) 67:1673-1685.
  5. Kizhakkayil, J. & B. Sasikumar 2011. Diversity, characterization and utilization of ginger: a review Pl. Genet. Resources Charact. Util. 9:464-477.
  6. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  7. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  8. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  9. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  11. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  12. Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. (F Okin)
  13. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Zingiber mioga (Thunb.) Roscoe :

  • 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=42253. Accessed 19 November 2018.