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This species is accepted, and its native range is Maluku to New Guinea, N. Northern Territory, N. Queensland.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Maluku, New Guinea, Northern Territory, Queensland

Introduced into:

Caroline Is.

Curcuma australasica Hook.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sep 1, 2005 McDonald [3819], Papua New Guinea K000496025
Sep 1, 2005 Leach, G.J. [3830], Papua New Guinea K000496026
Aug 1, 2005 Simaga, J.M. [729], Papua New Guinea K000496024
Aug 18, 2004 Sands, M.J.S. [2276], Papua New Guinea K000496022
Aug 18, 2004 Sands, M.J.S. [2276], Papua New Guinea K000496021
Sep 1, 1999 Utteridge, T.M.A. [85], Indonesia 64259.000
Jan 1, 1980 Sands, M.J.S. [2876], Papua New Guinea K000496023
Feb 22, 1974 Pulsford, M. [5412], Papua New Guinea K000496008
Feb 22, 1974 Eyma, P.J. [4213], Papua New Guinea K000496011
Feb 22, 1974 Womersley, J.S. [5044], Papua New Guinea K000496015
Feb 22, 1974 Pulsford, M. [412], Papua New Guinea K000496009
Feb 22, 1974 Royen, P. van [5274], Papua New Guinea K000496005
Feb 22, 1974 Darbyshire, P.J. [988], Papua New Guinea K000496016
Feb 22, 1974 Native Collector [47], Papua New Guinea K000496012
Feb 22, 1974 Carr, C.E. [11188], Papua New Guinea K000496018
Feb 22, 1974 Vink, W. [8561], Papua New Guinea K000496006
Feb 22, 1974 Guttwell, U.C.G. [1], Papua New Guinea K000496014
Feb 1, 1973 Martensz, P. [650], Australia K000496004
Sands, M.J. [2876], Papua New Guinea 29047.343
Sands, M.J.S. [2876], Papua New Guinea 40569.000
Utteridge, T.M.A. [TU 18], Papua New Guinea 63265.000
Sands, M.J.S. [6885], Indonesia K000496007
Utteridge, T.M.A. [18], Papua New Guinea K000496019
Utteridge, T.M.A. [85], Indonesia K000171747
Lazarides, M. [7713], Australia K000496002
Utteridge, T.M.A. [18], Papua New Guinea K000496020
Veitch, J. [44], Australia K000496001 Unknown type material
Jermy, C. [48226], Papua New Guinea K000496010
Moi, W. [154], Papua New Guinea K000496017
Adams, L.G. [2965], Australia K000496003
Utteridge, T.M.A. [85], Indonesia K000496013

First published in Bot. Mag. 93: t. 5620 (1867)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Kitalong, A.H., DeMeo, R.A. & Holm, T. (2008). Native Trees Palau. A field guide: 1-236.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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