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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. & E. India to Thailand.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Thailand

Curcuma amada Roxb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1993 s.coll. [s.n.], Thailand K000496027 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 1993 Kerr, A.F.G. [s.n.], Thailand K000496028 Unknown type material
Skornickova, J. [71472], India K000496038 Unknown type material
Bar, N.L. [6374], India K000496039 Unknown type material
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6603] K001124277

First published in Asiat. Res. 11: 341 (1810)

Accepted by

  • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Raju, V.S., Reddy, C.S. & Ragan, A. (2006). Curcuma L. (Zingiberaceae) in Andhra Pradesh: a preliminary study Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 30: 773-775.
  • Škornicková, J.L., Sída, O. & Marhold, K. (2010). Back to types! Towards stability of names in Indian Curcuma L. (Zingiberaceae) Taxon 59: 269-282.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • Larsen, K. (1996). A prelimanary checklist of the Zingiberaceae of Thailand Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 24: 35-49.
  • Raju, V.S., Reddy, C.S. & Ragan, A. (2006). Curcuma L. (Zingiberaceae) in Andhra Pradesh: a preliminary study Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 30: 773-775.

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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