1. Family: Zingiberaceae Martinov
    1. Genus: Kaempferia L.
      1. Kaempferia galanga L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is India to China (S. Yunnan) and Indo-China.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China South-Central, India, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam

    Introduced into:

    China Southeast, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan

    Kaempferia galanga L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Gollifer, D.E., Solomon Is. 6049.176
    Ramos, M. [14952], Philippines K000255409 Unknown type material
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6581] K001124249

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 3 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Girmansyah, D. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Bali an annotated checklist: 1-158. Herbarium Bogorensis, Indonesia.
    • 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.
    • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
    • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Girmansyah, D. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Bali an annotated checklist: 1-158. Herbarium Bogorensis, Indonesia.
    • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.

    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