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Taxon: Lanxangia tsaoko (Crevost & Lemarié) M. F. Newman & Škorničk.

Genus: Lanxangia
Family: Zingiberaceae
Subfamily: Alpinioideae
Tribe: Alpinieae
Nomen number: 480408
Place of publication: Taxon 67:24. 2018
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 21-Mar-2018 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Mar-2018
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


Common names:

  • 草果 (cao guo)  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: folklore (as Amomum tsaoko)
  • Medicines: folklore (as Amomum tsao-ko)

Distributional Range:


    • CHINA: China [Yunnan Sheng]

    • INDO-CHINA: Laos


    • INDO-CHINA: Vietnam


  1. Boer, H. de et al. 2018. Convergent morphology in Alpinieae (Zingiberaceae): recircumscribing Amomum as a monophyletic genus (Taxon) 67:23-24.

Check other web resources for Lanxangia tsaoko (Crevost & Lemarié) M. F. Newman & Škorničk. :

  • 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=480408. Accessed 19 May 2019.