Zingiber wightianum Thwaites

First published in Enum. Pl. Zeyl.: 315 (1861)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. India, Sri Lanka. It is a perennial or rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

India, Sri Lanka

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of 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?
Thwaites, G.H.K. [2286] Sri Lanka K000815669 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [2286] Sri Lanka K000815668 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [2286] Sri Lanka K000815671 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [2286] Sri Lanka K000815670 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