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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Thailand to N. Peninsula Malaysia.
Kaempferia pulchra

Native to:

Malaya, Thailand

Kaempferia pulchra Ridl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1988 Kerr, A.F.G. [20523], Thailand K000720929
11109.000
18205.000

First published in J. Straits Branch Roy. Asiat. Soc. 32: 107 (1899)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Larsen, K. (1996). A prelimanary checklist of the Zingiberaceae of Thailand Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 24: 35-49.
  • 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.

Not accepted by

  • Turner, I.M. (1995 publ. 1997). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(2): 347-655. [Cited as Kaempferia elegans.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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Kew Science Photographs
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