Hedychium J.Koenig

First published in A.J.Retzius, Observ. Bot. 3: 73 (1783)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Madagascar, S. China to Tropical Asia.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Introduced into:

Andaman Is., Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Ascension, Azores, Belize, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Cape Provinces, Caroline Is., Colombia, Comoros, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Fiji, Florida, French Guiana, Galápagos, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Jamaica, Juan Fernández Is., Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Leeward Is., Marquesas, Mauritius, Mexico Southwest, Nansei-shoto, New Caledonia, New South Wales, New Zealand North, Nicobar Is., Northern Provinces, Ogasawara-shoto, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Réunion, Samoa, Society Is., Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, St.Helena, Suriname, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Wallis-Futuna Is., Windward Is.

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
17102.000 No
Schilling, A.D. [W.956] 34590.000 No
Gossner, A., Zambia 38358.000 No

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0