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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Zingiber zerumbet (L.) Roscoe ex Sm., Exot. Bot. 2: 105 (1806).

This name is accepted.

Distribution: Trop. & Subtrop. Asia
(29) mdg 36 CHC CHS 38 TAI 40 ASS BAN EHM IND srl 41 AND CBD LAO MYA NCB THA VIE 42 BOR lsi MLY PHI (50) qld (60) fij nue nwc sam ton wal (61) coo pit (63) haw (78) fla (81) cub dom pue trt win
Lifeform: Hemicr. or rhizome geophyte
Remarks: Widely cultivated for medicinal and other uses (Shampoo Ginger).
Family: Zingiberaceae
Original Compiler: R.Govaerts