Alpinia Roxb.

First published in Asiat. Res. 11: 350 (1810), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to W. Pacific.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Fiji, Hainan, India, Japan, Jawa, Kazan-retto, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicobar Is., Ogasawara-shoto, Philippines, Queensland, Samoa, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vanuatu, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Ascension, Bolivia, Canary Is., Colombia, Comoros, Cook Is., Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Florida, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Jamaica, Korea, Leeward Is., Mexico Southwest, Peru, Puerto Rico, Santa Cruz Is., Society Is., St.Helena, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., West Himalaya, Windward Is.

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 1, 2015 Edwards, P.J. [3583], Thailand K000720703 No
May 1, 2015 Edwards, P.J. [3583], Thailand K000720705 No
May 1, 2015 Edwards, P.J. [3583], Thailand K000720704 No
Sands, M.J.S. [467] 13369.008 No
Sands, M.J.S. [235], Indonesia 20462.010 No
Sands, M.J.S. [595] 26332.028 No
Sands, M.J.S. [857], Papua New Guinea 29047.053 No
Sands, M.J.S. [549], Indonesia 33386.000 No
Sands, M.J.S. [459], Indonesia 3360.038 No
Sands, M.J.S. [2294], Papua New Guinea 40567.000 No
Reilly, J. [500], Malaysia 49850.000 No
Sands, M.J.S. [525], Indonesia 6049.296 No
Johns, R.J. [10415], New Guinea 71260.000 No
Reilly, J. [267], Malaysia Catimbium 49876.000 No

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China

    • The Malesian Key Group (2010) Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China (Version 2.0, 28 Jul 2010) The Nationaal Herbarium Nederland Leiden and The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. 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 2023. 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