Hedychium flavum Roxb.

First published in Fl. Ind. 1: 81 (1820)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Assam to S. China. It is a perennial or rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, China Southeast, Myanmar, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Trinidad-Tobago

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots'. Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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.
  • Wilder, G. P. (1934). The flora of Makatea CNV. Bernice P. Bishop Museum Bulletin 120: 1-49.

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.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots'. Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • 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?
Orcutt, C.R. [3248] Jamaica K002427193 Yes
Hooker, J.D.; Thomson, T. [s.n.] India K002594341 No
Harris, W.H. [11674] Jamaica K002427426 Yes
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 6542] Bangladesh K000639641 Unknown Type Material Yes
Vélez, I. [3383] Saint Vincent and the Grenadines K002427198 Yes
Hooker, J.D.; J.J. [593] K002594337 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6542] K001124156 Unknown Type Material Yes
Vélez, I. [3383] Saint Vincent and the Grenadines K002427199 Yes
Ward, F.K. [7425] K002594340 No
Harris, W.H. [11673] Jamaica K002427192 Yes
Clarke, C.B. [40935A] K002594342 No
Harris, W. [11668] Jamaica K002427197 Yes
Howard, R.; Taylor, G. [15703] Puerto Rico K002427195 Yes
Harris, W.H. [11668] Jamaica K002427196 Yes
Harris, W.H. [11674] Jamaica K002427425 Yes
Ward, F.K. [7425] K002594338 No
s.coll. [s.n.] K002594339 No
Harris, W.H. [11677] Jamaica K002427194 Yes
Harris, W.H. [11671] Jamaica K002427191 Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • 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