1. Family: Zingiberaceae Martinov
    1. Genus: Curcuma L.
      1. Curcuma aromatica Salisb.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent to S. Central China.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam

    Introduced into:

    China Southeast, Hainan

    Curcuma aromatica Salisb. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Roxburgh [s.n.], India K000640548

    First published in Parad. Lond. 2: t. 96 (1808)

    Accepted by

    • Škornicková, J.L., Sída, O. & Marhold, K. (2010). Back to types! Towards stability of names in Indian Curcuma L. (Zingiberaceae) Taxon 59: 269-282.
    • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
    • 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. & Sabu, M. (2005). The identity and distribution of Curcuma zanthorrhiza Roxb. (Zingiberaceae) Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 57: 199-210.
    • Tanaka, N., Koyama, T. & Murata, J. (2005). The flowering plants of Mt. Popa, central Myanmar - Results of Myanmar-Japanese joint expeditions, 2000-2004 Makinoa 5: 1-102.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
    • Tanaka, N., Koyama, T. & Murata, J. (2005). The flowering plants of Mt. Popa, central Myanmar - Results of Myanmar-Japanese joint expeditions, 2000-2004 Makinoa 5: 1-102.
    • Larsen, K. (1996). A prelimanary checklist of the Zingiberaceae of Thailand Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 24: 35-49.

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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