Roscoea purpurea Sm.

First published in Exot. Bot. 2: 97 (1806)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. & Central Himalaya. It is a tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Nepal, West Himalaya

Accepted Infraspecifics

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Cowley, J. (2007). The genus Roscoea: 1-190. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Species Profiles

  • Cowley, J. (2007). The Genus Roscoea. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Manandhar, N.P. (2002). Plants and People of Nepal. Timber Press, Portland, Oregon.
  • Sood Sudershna, S.K. (2008). Root Drug Plants of Ethnic India. Satish Serial Publishing House, New Delhi, India.
  • The Plant List (2010). Roscoea purpurea.
  • World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (2010). Roscoea purpurea. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Cowley, J. (2007). The genus Roscoea: 1-190. 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?
Jun 27, 1995 Baker; Burkitt; Miller; Shrestha [43] Nepal K:SPC-76446.000 No
Jan 1, 1979 Blinkworth, R. [6528] India K002427750 Yes
Jan 1, 1979 s.coll. [s.n.] India K002427731 Yes
Jan 1, 1979 Wallich [s.n.] India K001790154 Yes
Jan 1, 1979 Wallich [6528] Nepal K001790153 Yes
Davies, F.G. [s.n.] Nepal K002427721 Yes
Gamble, J.S. [4653A] India K002427730 Yes
Drummond, J.R. [26414] India K002427729 Yes
Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 6528] India K001124109 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] India K002427739 Yes
[Major Madden] [s.n.] India K002427732 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6528] Nepal K001124110 Unknown Type Material Yes
Halliwell [198] Nepal K:SPC-46524.000 No
{Munro} [2151] K002427743 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K002427851 Yes
Edgeworth, M.P. [10] K002427742 Yes
Davies, F.G. [s.n.] Nepal K002427722 Yes
Schilling, A.D. [609] Nepal K002427710 Yes
Dorji, Y.; Pearce, N.; Cribb, P. [48] Bhutan K:SPC-74270.000 No
s.coll. [s.n.] India K002427737 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] India K002427740 Yes
[illegible] [s.n.] India K002427751 Yes
Baker et al. [43] Nepal K:SPC-74678.000 No
Gamble, J.S. [4663C] India K002427733 Yes
Rich, H.H. [321] K002427744 Yes
Collett, H. [633] India K002427736 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K002427860 Yes
Ramsay, C.B. [s.n.] India K002427735 Yes
Wallich, N. [6528A] Nepal K002427718 No
{Grey-Wilson; Phillips} [274] Nepal K002427714 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K002427863 Yes
Škorničková, J. [73448] India K002427745 Yes
{Edgeworth} [s.n.] K002427741 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K002427857 Yes
K:SPC-46519.000 No
Scully, J. [66] Nepal K002427720 Yes
K:SPC-46668.000 No
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6528] Nepal K001124111 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6528] Nepal K001124108 Unknown Type Material Yes
[Toozord] [H1206-16] K002427856 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] India K002427858 Yes
Gamble, J.S. [4663A] India K002427734 Yes
Halliwell [35] K:SPC-46526.000 No
Crawford, S.; Grey-Wilson, C.; Long, D.; McBeath, R.; Sinnott, M.; Subedi, M.; Zmarzty, S. [258] Nepal K002427727 Yes
Smith, J.E. [s.n.] Nepal K002427712 Yes
Jacquemont, V. [2410] India K002427738 Yes
Drummond, J.R. [26413] India K002427728 Yes
Schilling, A.D. [609] Nepal K002427713 Yes
Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 6528] India K001124112 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich [H96528] Nepal K002427719 Yes

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    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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