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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.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand (s.)
    • MALESIA: Malaysia [Pulau Pinang, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Perak, 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. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  3. Newman, M. et al. 2004. Checklist of the Zingiberaceae of Malesia. Blumea Suppl. 16:161.
  4. Theilade, I. 1996. Revision of the genus Zingiber in Peninsular Malaysia. Gard. Bull. Singapore 48:222-223.
  5. Theilade, I. 1999. A synopsis of the genus Zingiber (Zingiberaceae) in Thailand. Nordic J. Bot. 19:389-410.

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 22 July 2019.