1. Family: Zingiberaceae Martinov
    1. Genus: Zingiber Mill.
      1. Zingiber spectabile Griff.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Thailand to Peninsula Malaysia.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Malaya, Thailand

    Introduced into:

    Andaman Is., Chagos Archipelago, Jawa, Nicobar Is.

    Zingiber spectabile Griff. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    29047.060
    Paterson, A. [168], Indonesia 41321.000
    Griffith, W. [5762], Peninsular Malaysia K000255257 Unknown type material
    Griffith, W. [5762], Peninsular Malaysia K000255256 Unknown type material

    First published in Not. Pl. Asiat. 3: 413 (1851)

    Accepted by

    • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
    • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Sheppard, C.R.C. & Seaward, M.R.D. (eds.) (1999). Ecology of the Chagos archipelago: 1-350. Westbury Academic & Scientific Publishing, Otley.
    • Larsen, K. (1996). A prelimanary checklist of the Zingiberaceae of Thailand Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 24: 35-49.
    • Turner, I.M. (1995 publ. 1997). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(2): 347-655.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
    • Sheppard, C.R.C. & Seaward, M.R.D. (eds.) (1999). Ecology of the Chagos archipelago: 1-350. Westbury Academic & Scientific Publishing, Otley.
    • Larsen, K. (1996). A prelimanary checklist of the Zingiberaceae of Thailand Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 24: 35-49.

    Sources

    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