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Taxon: Alpinia globosa (Lour.) Horan.

 
Genus: Alpinia
Family: Zingiberaceae
Subfamily: Alpinioideae
Tribe: Alpinieae
Nomen number: 425078
Place of publication: Prodr. Monogr. Scitam. 34. 1862
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 19-Jul-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Jul-2002
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • round Chinese cardamom  (Source: Mansf Ency) - English
  • cui guo shan jiang  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring
  • Medicines: folklore (as Amomum globosum)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Yunnan Sheng]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Vietnam


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Korea


References:

  1. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  2. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  3. Missouri Botanical Garden Flora of China Checklist (on-line resource). (L China)
  4. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  5. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Alpinia globosa (Lour.) Horan. :

  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=425078. Accessed 19 April 2019.