1. Family: Zingiberaceae Martinov
    1. Genus: Alpinia Roxb.
      1. Alpinia galanga (L.) Willd.

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

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    Distribution

    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
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6572], Singapore K001124224
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6572], Singapore K001124227
    De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 6572] K001124223
    Jack, W. [Cat. no. 6572], Malaysia K001124225
    Bruce, H. [Cat. no. 6572], Bangladesh K001124226
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6572] K001124221
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6572] K001124222
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6572], Vietnam K001124228

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

    Accepted by

    • Leti, M., Hul, S., Fouché, J.-G., Cheng, S.K. & David, B. (2013). Flore photographique du Cambodge: 1-589. Éditions Privat, Toulouse.
    • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
    • National Parks Board Singapore (2006). Vascular Plant Life Checklist Pulau Ubin www.nparks.gov.sg/nparks_cms/cms/cmsmgr/data/6/PlantChkList.xls.
    • 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.

    Literature

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

    Sources

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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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