Curcuma australasica Hook.f.

First published in Bot. Mag. 93: t. 5620 (1867)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Maluku to New Guinea, N. Northern Territory, N. Queensland. It is a rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Maluku, New Guinea, Northern Territory, Queensland

Introduced into:

Caroline Is.

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

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

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Kitalong, A.H., DeMeo, R.A. & Holm, T. (2008). Native Trees Palau. A field guide: 1-236.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Sep 1, 2005 Leach, G.J. [3830] Papua New Guinea K000496026 Unknown Type Material No
Sep 1, 2005 McDonald; Ismail [3819] Papua New Guinea K000496025 Unknown Type Material No
Aug 1, 2005 Simaga, J.M. [729] Papua New Guinea K000496024 Unknown Type Material No
Aug 18, 2004 Sands, M.J.S.; Pattison, G.A. [2276] Papua New Guinea K000496021 Unknown Type Material No
Aug 18, 2004 Sands, M.J.S.; Pattison, G.A. [2276] Papua New Guinea K000496022 No
Sep 1, 1999 Utteridge, T.M.A. [85] Indonesia K:SPC-64259.000 No
Jan 1, 1980 Sands, M.J.S.; Pattison, G.A. [2876] Papua New Guinea K000496023 Unknown Type Material No
Feb 22, 1974 Vink, W. [8561] Papua New Guinea K000496006 No
Feb 22, 1974 Eyma, P.J. [4213] Papua New Guinea K000496011 No
Feb 22, 1974 Carr, C.E. [11188] Papua New Guinea K000496018 Unknown Type Material No
Feb 22, 1974 Pulsford, M.; Floyd, A.G. [5412] Papua New Guinea K000496008 No
Feb 22, 1974 Womersley, J.S.; Simmonds, N.W. [5044] Papua New Guinea K000496015 Unknown Type Material No
Feb 22, 1974 Native Collector [47] Papua New Guinea K000496012 No
Feb 22, 1974 Royen, P., van [5274] Papua New Guinea K000496005 No
Feb 22, 1974 Pulsford, M.; Floyd, A.G. [412] Papua New Guinea K000496009 No
Feb 22, 1974 Guttwell, U.C.G. [1] Papua New Guinea K000496014 Unknown Type Material No
Feb 22, 1974 Darbyshire, P.J. [988] Papua New Guinea K000496016 Unknown Type Material No
Feb 1, 1973 Martensz, P.; Schodde [650] Australia K000496004 Yes
Utteridge, T.M.A.; Baker, W.J. [TU 18] Papua New Guinea K:SPC-63265.000 No
Adams, L.G.; Dunlop, C.R. [2965] Australia K000496003 No
Moi, W. [154] Papua New Guinea K000496017 Unknown Type Material No
Utteridge, T.M.A.; Baker, W.J. [18] Papua New Guinea K000496019 Unknown Type Material No
Sands, M.J.S.; Maturbongs, R. [6885] Indonesia K000496007 No
Lazarides, M. [7713] Australia K000496002 No
Veitch, J. [44] Australia K000496001 Type Yes
Sands, M.J. [2876] Papua New Guinea K:SPC-29047.343 No
Utteridge, T.M.A.; Willis, F.R. [85] Indonesia K000171747 No
Sands, M.J.S. [2876] Papua New Guinea K:SPC-40569.000 No
Utteridge, T.M.A.; Willis, F.R. [85] Indonesia K000496013 No
Jermy, C. [48226] Papua New Guinea K000496010 No
Utteridge, T.M.A.; Baker, W.J. [18] Papua New Guinea K000496020 No

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  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
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  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • 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