Alpinia malaccensis (Burm.f.) Roscoe, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 8: 345 1807 (Syn: Buekia malaccensis (Burm.f.) Raeusch.; Catimbium malaccense (Burm.f.) Holttum; Costus malaccensis Koenig; Languas malaccensis (Burm.f.) Merr.; Maranta malaccensis Burm.f.);
Assam to China (Yunnan) and Indo-China: Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China South-Central, Myanmar, Tibet, Vietnam; Introduced into: China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Jawa, Maluku, Sri Lanka, West Himalaya as per POWO;
Common name: Malacca Ginger, Ornamental Ginger
Fruits and Vegetables Week_RKC_1:
I dont know whether I’m justifying with the title ‘Fruits and Vegetables’ or not… But young flowers of Alpinia malaccensis are eaten like this. the photographs were taken at Mariyang (ca1250m), Upper Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh. The man in the photograph belongs to ‘Adi’ tribe.
Name: Alpinia malaccensis
– your photo 1 (Orissa.jpg) is Alpinia malaccensis (Zingiberaceae).
Please identify this plant:
I think Alpinia malaccensis (Burm. f.) Roscoe
Araceae, Arecaceae and Zingiberaceae Fortnight: ID PLZ : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2).
I am now at Brisbane, Australia. There is some problem in getting an enlarged version. It is also Alpinia malaccensis. It is a highly variable species.
Excellent pics …, generic id seems right..
It is Alpinia malaccensis.
MS June,2015/08 Alpinia sp.(Zingiberaceae) : 6 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)
Location : Tleu area, Mizoram
Date : 22/03/15(Fl.) & 25/06/15 (young fr.)
Habit : Perennial herb
Habitat : Wild
Is it Alpinia malaccensis ? Please confirm
This is alpinia malaccensis.
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A Data Deficient species in India.