Alpinia calcarata (Andrews) Roscoe

First published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 8: 347 (1807)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. India, China (Guangdong) to Indo-China. It is a rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

China Southeast, Hainan, India, Myanmar, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, St.Helena

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • Brown, L.C. (1982). The Flora and Fauna of St Helena: 1-88. Land Resources Development Centre, Surbiton, England.
  • GBIF (2008- continuously updated). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6577] K001124244 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6577] K001124242 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6577] K001124241 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6577] K001124240 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6577] K001124245 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6577] K001124243 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6577] K001124246 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images