1. Family: Zingiberaceae Martinov
    1. Genus: Zingiber Mill.
      1. Zingiber capitatum Roxb.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to E. India.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, India, Nepal, West Himalaya

    Zingiber capitatum Roxb. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6560], India K001124197
    Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 6560] K001124198
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6560] K001124199

    First published in Asiat. Res. 11: 348 (1810)

    Accepted by

    • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
    • Tripathi, S. & Singh, K.K. (2006). Taxonomic revision of the genus Zingiber Boehm. in North-East India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 30: 520-532.
    • 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
    • Tripathi, S. & Singh, K.K. (2006). Taxonomic revision of the genus Zingiber Boehm. in North-East India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 30: 520-532.

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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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