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  1. Family: Zingiberaceae Martinov
    1. Kaempferia L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya

    Introduced into:

    Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Lesser Sunda Is., Maluku, Sri Lanka

    Accepted Species

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Kaempferia L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    28238.000

    Bibliography

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 2 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Techaprasan, J., Klinbunga, S., Ngamriabsakul, C. & Jenjittikul, T. (2010). Genetic variation of Kaempferia (Zingiberaceae) in Thailand based on chloroplast DNA (psbA-trnH and petA-psbJ) sequences Genetics and Molecular Research 9: 1957-1973.
    • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Bulletin

    • Mood, J. D., Veldkamp, J. F., Dey, S. & Prince, L. M. (2014). Nomenclatural changes in Zingiberaceae: Caulokaempferia is a superfluous name for Monolophus and Jirawongsea is reduced to Boesenbergia. Gard. Bull. Singapore 66 (2): 215 - 231.
    • Roy, D. K. & Barbhuiya, H. A. (2013). Taxonomy of Caulokaempferia (Zingiberaceae) in India. Ne BIO 4(6): 1 - 6.
    • IUCN (2012). IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria Version 3.1 2nd edn. IUCN. Gland & Cambridge.(http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/categories-and-criteria). Accessed on 28.05.2015.
    • Larsen, K. (2002). Three new species of Caulokaempferia (Zingiberaceae) from Thailand with a discussion of the generic diversity. Nordic J. Bot. 22 (4): 409 - 417.
    • Wu, D. & Larsen, K. (2000). Zingiberaceae. In: Z. Y. Wu & P. H. Raven (eds), Flora of China 24: 322 - 377 (Flagellariaceae through Marantaceae). Science Press, Bejing, and Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Larsen, K. (1996). A preliminary checklist of the Zingiberaceae of Thailand. Thai Forest Bull., Bot. 4: 25 - 49.
    • Smith, R. M. (1994). Zingiberaceae. In: H. J. Noltie (ed.), Flora of Bhutan 3 (1): 182 - 209. Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.
    • Larsen, K. (1973). Studies in Zingiberaceae VI. Bot. Tidsskr. 68: 157 - 159.
    • Larsen, K. & Smith, R. M. (1972). Notes on Caulokaempferia. Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh. 31: 287 - 295.
    • Rao, A. S. & Verma, D. M. (1972). Materials towards monocot flora of Assam II. (Zingiberaceae and Marantaceae). Bull. Bot.Surv. India 14 (1 -4): 114 - 143.
    • Larsen, K. (1964). Studies in Zingiberaceae IV. Caulokaempferia, anewgenus. Bot. Tidsskr. 60: 165-179.
    • Baker, J. G. (1890). Scitaminae. In: J. D. Hooker, Flora of British India. 6:198-264. L. Reeve & Co., London.
    • Wallich, N. (1832). A Numerical List of Dried Specimens (“Catalogue”). Wallich, London.
    • Wallich, N. (1820). Kaempferia secunda, Kaempferia linearis. In: W. Roxburgh (ed.), Flora Indica.1: 19 - 20. Mission Press, Serampore.

    Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • F.W.T.A., ed. 1, 2: 334.
    • K. Schum. in Engl., Pflanzenr. 4, 46, Zingib.: 64 (1904)
    • F.T.A. 7: 294 (1898)
    • Sp. Pl. 2 (1753)

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0