Genus: Curcuma L.

 
Family: Zingiberaceae
Subfamily: Zingiberoideae
Tribe: Zingibereae
Genus number: 3187
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 16 (4 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.9 & App. III)

List of Species Records in GRIN

References:

  1. International Society for Horticultural Science. International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). Note: http://www.ishs.org/sci/icralist/63.htm
  2. Záveská, E. et al. 2012. Phylogeny of Curcuma (Zingiberaceae) based on plastid and nuclear sequences: proposal of the new subgenus Ecomata. Taxon 61:747-763.
  3. Záveská, E. et al. 2016. Hybridization among distantly related species: Examples from the polyploid genus Curcuma (Zingiberaceae). Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 100:302-321.

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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~):

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Curcuma
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/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=3187. Accessed 22 October 2019.