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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Zingiber officinale Roscoe, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 8: 348 (1807).

This name is accepted.

Distribution: India to SC. China
(23) ggi (29) mau mdg reu rod 36 CHC chh chs (38) tai 40 ASS ban EHM IND srl (41) and cbd mya ncb tha vie (42) bor lsi mly phi (50) qld (79) mxs (80) cos hon (81) cub dom hai lee pue trt win
Lifeform: Hemicr. or rhizome geophyte
Remarks: Widely cultivated for its aromatic rhizome.
Family: Zingiberaceae
Original Compiler: R.Govaerts