Alpinia roxburghii Sweet

First published in Hort. Brit.: 390 (1826)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is E. Nepal to S. China and Peninsula Malaysia. It is a perennial or rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.
  • Nguyen, Q.B. (2017). Thực Vật Chí Việt Nam. Flora of Vietnam 21: 1-489. Nhà xuất bản khoa học và kỹ thuật, Hà Nội.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Škornicková, J.; Binh, N.Q.; Thame, A.; Leong, P. [JLS2888] Vietnam Alpinia blepharocalyx var. glabrior K002815365 Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [20144] Thailand Alpinia blepharocalyx var. glabrior K002815369 Yes
Škornicková, J.; Binh, N.Q.; Thame, A.; Leong, P. [JLS2888] Vietnam Alpinia blepharocalyx var. glabrior K002815366 Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [20144] Thailand Alpinia blepharocalyx var. glabrior K002815368 Yes
Löjtnant, B.; Niyomdham, C. [162] Thailand Alpinia blepharocalyx var. glabrior K002815370 Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [21073] Laos Alpinia blepharocalyx var. glabrior K002815372 Yes
Kerr, A.F.G. [8662] Thailand Alpinia blepharocalyx var. glabrior K002815371 Yes
s.coll. [21073] Laos Alpinia blepharocalyx var. glabrior K002815373 Yes
Tsang, W.T. [29108] China Alpinia blepharocalyx var. glabrior K002815367 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6578] Burma Alpinia bracteata K001124247 Unknown Type Material Yes
Škornicková, J.; Binh, N.Q.; Thame, A.; Leong, P. [JLS2959] Vietnam Alpinia blepharocalyx K002815374 Yes
Škornicková, J.; Binh, N.Q.; Thame, A.; Leong, P. [JLS2959] Vietnam Alpinia blepharocalyx K002815375 Yes
Henry, A. [11962] China Alpinia blepharocalyx K000815864 Unknown Type Material Yes
Henry, A. [11962] China Alpinia blepharocalyx K000815865 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • 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 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