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This species is accepted, and its native range is Thailand to Lesser Sunda Islands (Bali).

Native to:

Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Sumatera, Thailand

Curcuma viridiflora Roxb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6604] K001124278

First published in Asiat. Res. 11: 341 (1810)

Accepted by

  • Girmansyah, D. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Bali an annotated checklist: 1-158. Herbarium Bogorensis, Indonesia.
  • Škornicková, J.L., Sída, O. & Marhold, K. (2010). Back to types! Towards stability of names in Indian Curcuma L. (Zingiberaceae) Taxon 59: 269-282.
  • Leong-Skornicková, J., Sída, O., Wijesundara, S. & Marhold, K. (2008). On the identity of tumeric: the typification of Curcuma longa L. (Zingiberaceae) Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 157: 37-46.
  • Larsen, K. (1996). A prelimanary checklist of the Zingiberaceae of Thailand Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 24: 35-49.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Curcuma longa.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Leong-Skornicková, J., Sída, O., Wijesundara, S. & Marhold, K. (2008). On the identity of tumeric: the typification of Curcuma longa L. (Zingiberaceae) Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 157: 37-46.
  • Larsen, K. (1996). A prelimanary checklist of the Zingiberaceae of Thailand Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 24: 35-49.

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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