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Taxon: Zingiber spectabile Griff.

Genus: Zingiber
Family: Zingiberaceae
Subfamily: Zingiberoideae
Tribe: Zingibereae
Nomen number: 454980
Place of publication: Not. pl. asiat. 3:413. 1851
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Mar-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Jan-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand (s.)
    • MALESIA: Malaysia [Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Pulau Pinang, Perak, Selangor, Terengganu]


  1. Bua-in, S. & Y. Paisooksantivatana 2010. Study of clonally propagated cassumunar ginger (Zingiber montanum (Koenig) Link ex Dietr.) and its relation of wild Zingiber species from Thailand revealed by RAPD markers Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 57:405-414.
  2. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  3. Newman, M. et al. 2004. Checklist of the Zingiberaceae of Malesia (Blumea) Suppl. 16:161.
  4. Theilade, I. 1999. A synopsis of the genus Zingiber (Zingiberaceae) in Thailand Nordic J. Bot. 19:389-410.
  5. Theilade, I. 1996. Revision of the genus Zingiber in Peninsular Malaysia Gard. Bull. Singapore 48:222-223.

Check other web resources for Zingiber spectabile Griff. :

  • 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=454980. Accessed 26 March 2019.