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Taxon: Kaempferia angustifolia Roscoe

Genus: Kaempferia
Family: Zingiberaceae
Subfamily: Zingiberoideae
Tribe: Zingibereae
Nomen number: 467657
Place of publication: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 8:351. 1807
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-Jan-2014 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-Jan-2014
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide J Thai Trad Alt Med 6:73-93. 2008); folklore (fide J Thai Trad Alt Med 6:73-93. 2008)

Distributional Range:


    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia [Sumatera]


  1. Newman, M. et al. 2004. Checklist of the Zingiberaceae of Malesia (Blumea) suppl. 16:118.
  2. Picheansoonthon, C. & S. Koonterm 2008. Notes on the genus Kaempferia L. (Zingiberaceae) in Thailand J. Thai Tradit. Altern. Med. 6:73-93.
  3. Sirirugsa, P. 1992. Taxonomy of the genus Kaempferia (Zingiberaceae) in Thailand Thai Forest Bull., Bot. 19:8-9.

Check other web resources for Kaempferia angustifolia Roscoe :

  • 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=467657. Accessed 24 May 2019.