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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. China to W. & Central Malesia.
Alpinia galanga

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, Jawa, Malaya, Myanmar, Philippines, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam

Introduced into:

India, Sri Lanka, Taiwan

Alpinia galanga (L.) Willd. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Solomon Is. 33344.000
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 6572] K001124223
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6572], Singapore K001124224
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6572], Singapore K001124227
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6572] K001124221
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6572] K001124222
Bruce, H. [Cat. no. 6572], Bangladesh K001124226
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6572], Vietnam K001124228
Jack, W. [Cat. no. 6572], Malaysia K001124225

First published in Sp. Pl., ed. 4, 1: 12 (1797)

Accepted by

  • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • Albano, P.-O. (2003). La Conaissance des Plantes Exotiques: 1-324. Édisud, Aix-en-Provence.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Leti, M., Hul, S., Fouché, J.-G., Cheng, S.K. & David, B. (2013). Flore photographique du Cambodge: 1-589. Éditions Privat, Toulouse.
  • National Parks Board Singapore (2006). Vascular Plant Life Checklist Pulau Ubin www.nparks.gov.sg/nparks_cms/cms/cmsmgr/data/6/PlantChkList.xls.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • Leti, M., Hul, S., Fouché, J.-G., Cheng, S.K. & David, B. (2013). Flore photographique du Cambodge: 1-589. Éditions Privat, Toulouse.

Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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Kew Science Photographs
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