Genus:
Alpinia Roxb.

Alpinia nigra (Gaertn.) Burtt

This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent to China (S. Yunnan).

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicobar Is., Sri Lanka, Thailand

Introduced into:

Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Kazan-retto, Ogasawara-shoto

Alpinia nigra (Gaertn.) Burtt appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 6571] Alpinia allughas K001124216 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6571], India Alpinia allughas K001124215 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6571], Myanmar Alpinia allughas K001124219 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6571] Alpinia allughas K001124217 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6571], Myanmar Alpinia allughas K001124218 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6571] Alpinia allughas K001124220 Yes

First published in Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 35: 213 (1977)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • 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.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (2016). Flora of Japan IVb: 1-335. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (2016). Flora of Japan IVb: 1-335. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.

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