Alpinia hainanensis (Hong Kong)

Alpinia hainanensis K.Schum., Pflanzenr. IV, 46: 335 1904. (syn: Alpinia henryi K.Schum.; Alpinia henryi var. densihispida H.Dong & G.J.Xu; Alpinia kainantensis Masam.; Alpinia katsumadae Hayata; Languas hainanensis (K.Schum.) Merr.; Languas henryi (K.Schum.) Merr.; Languas katsumadae (Hayata) Merr.); SE. China to Vietnam as per WCSP;   SK1585 20 Nov 2018 : 3 posts by 2 authors. […]

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Alpinia ovoidocarpa

Alpinia ovoidocarpa H.Dong & G.J.Xu, Guihaia 13: 328 1993. ;   MS Sept., 2016/02 Alpinia sp. for ID : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2) Location : Tleu, MizoramDate : 22/03/2012Habit : HerbHabitat : Wild Alpinia malaccensis or A. roxburghii ? Alpinia ovoidocarpa MS Oct.2016/12 Alpinia ovoidocarpa ? : 3 posts by 2 authors. […]

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Alpinia malaccensis or Alpinia roxburghii

  MS Sept.2016/03 Alpinia sp. for ID : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (5) Location : Dampui, MizoramDate : 25/09/2016Habit : HerbHabitat : Grows wild in virgin forest Alpinia malaccensis or Alpinia blepharocalyx Flowers essential for confirmation. Alpinia blepharocalyx K.Schum. is a syn. of as per Alpinia roxburghii Sweet as per Catalogue of Life […]

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Alpinia calcarata ?

Alpinia calcarata ?   sk2015sept15/15 – unknown herb : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2) Someone told me that it is a ELACH (cardamom) plant. Around 3 to 4 ft tall, a tufted kind of plant, leaves are about 2 ft long. Is it Elettaria cardamomum (L.) Maton? efi page on Elettaria cardamomum   It is […]

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Alpinia zerumbet ?

Alpinia zerumbet ?;           Arecaceae, Araceae, Zingiberaceae Fortnight 1-14 Aug 2014: Alpinia malaccensis (Zingiberaceae) from Uttarakhand_DSR_10 : 8 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (4). Alpinia malaccensis (Burm.f.) Roscoe (Zingiberaceae) is a planted species in Pantnagar. Images include a flower split open, fruits (mature and immature) and flowering. Excellent presentation … thanks […]

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Alpinia conchigera

Alpinia conchigera Griff., Not. Pl. Asiat. 3: 424 1851. (syn: Alpinia humilis Teijsm. & Binn. [Illegitimate]; Alpinia laosensis Gagnep.; Alpinia sumatrana (Miq.) K.Schum.; Languas conchigera (Griff.) Burkill; Languas sumatrana (Miq.) Merr.; Strobidia conchigera (Griff.) Kuntze; Strobidia oligosperma Kuntze; Strobidia sumatrana Miq.);      Araceae, Arecaceae and Zingiberaceae Fortnight: Alpinia conchigera : 2 posts by 2 […]

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Alpinia nigra

Alpinia nigra (Gaertn.) Burtt, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 35: 213 1977. (Syn: Alpinia allughas (Retz.) Roscoe; Amomum bifidum Stokes; Amomum nigrum (Gaertn.) Raeusch.; Amomum taraca Horan.; Hellenia allughas (Retz.) Willd.; Heritiera allughas Retz.; Languas allughas (Retz.) Burkill; Languas aquatica J. König; Zingiber nigrum Gaertn.);   Leafy stem loosely clumped, 1.5-2 m high; rhizome horizontal […]

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Alpinia vittata (Introduced)

Alpinia vittata W.Bull, Cat. 83: 4 1873. (Syn: Alpinia sanderae Sander; Alpinia tricolor Sander; Guillainia vittata (W.Bull) Ridl.);   Bismarck Archipelago; Dominican Republic; Fiji; Leeward Is.; Solomon Is.; Thailand; Trinidad-Tobago; Windward Is. as per Catalogue of Life;       Alpinia for ID : 090511 : AK-1: Taken during Feb and April, at Mumbai, Maharashtra. Some Alpinia […]

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Alpinia roxburghii

Alpinia roxburghii Sweet, Hort. Brit. 390 1826. (Syn: Alpinia blepharocalyx K.Schum.; Alpinia blepharocalyx var. glabrior (Hand.-Mazz.) T.L.Wu; Alpinia bracteata Roxb. [Illegitimate]; Languas blepharocalyx (K.Schum.) Hand.-Mazz.; Languas blepharocalyx var. glabrior Hand.-Mazz.); Assam; Bangladesh; China South-Central; China Southeast; East Himalaya; India; Laos; Malaya; Myanmar; Nepal; Thailand; Vietnam as per Catalogue of Life;   Is it Alpinia malaccensis […]

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Alpinia smithiae

Alpinia smithiae M.Sabu & Mangaly, Edinburgh J. Bot. 48: 69 1991. ;           ID please!: Please identify enclosed species of Alpinia (Zingiberaceae). It is cultivated in Pantnagar (Uttarakhand). Pseudostems up to 2.5m. Alpinia zerumbet But A.zerumbet (shell ginger) have pendent panicles! Fruits are also different! It is Alpinia smithiae     […]

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Alpinia galanga

Alpinia galanga (L.) Willd., Sp. Pl. 1: 12 1797. (Syn: Alpinia alba (Retz.) Roscoe; Alpinia bifida Warb.; Alpinia carnea Griff.; Alpinia galanga var. pyramidata (Blume) K.Schum.; Alpinia pyramidata Blume; Alpinia rheedei Wight; Alpinia viridiflora Griff.; Amomum galanga (L.) Lour.; Amomum medium Lour.; Galanga major Garsault [Invalid]; Galanga officinalis Salisb.; Hellenia alba (Retz.) Willd.; Heritiera alba […]

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Alpinia malaccensis

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.);           Fruits and Vegetables Week_RKC_1: I dont know whether I’m justifying with the title ‘Fruits and Vegetables’ or not… But young flowers […]

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Alpinia calcarata

Alpinia calcarata (Haw.) Roscoe, Trans. Linn. Soc. London 8: 347 1807. (Syn: Alpinia alata A.Dietr.; Alpinia bracteata Roscoe; Alpinia calcarata var. compacta Gagnep.; Alpinia cernua Sims; Alpinia erecta Lodd. ex Steud. [Invalid]; Alpinia roscoeana Steud. [Illegitimate]; Alpinia simsii Gasp.; Alpinia spicata Roxb. [Illegitimate]; Catimbium erectum (DC.) Juss. ex Lestib.; Globba erecta DC.; Languas calcarata (Haw.) […]

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Alpinia zerumbet

Alpinia zerumbet (Pers.) B.L.Burtt & R.M.Sm., Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 31: 204 1972. (syn. Alpinia cristata Griff.; Alpinia fimbriata Gagnep.; Alpinia fluvitialis Hayata; Alpinia schumanniana Valeton; Alpinia speciosa (J.C.Wendl.) K.Schum. [Illegitimate]; Alpinia speciosa var. longiramosa Gagnep.; Amomum nutans (Andrews) Schult.; Catimbium nutans (Andrews) Juss. ex Lestib.; Catimbium speciosum (J.C.Wendl.) Holttum; Costus zerumbet Pers.; Languas […]

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Alpinia species

     14th September 2010- Panaji, Goa; Plant for ID240910MN – efloraofindia | Google Groups       Sharing the images of Greater Galanga (Alpinia galanga).:   Please recheck the id. It looks like A. calcarata to me. (or there is a chance that they are mixed up here, the 2nd pic looks more of […]

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Alpinia purpurata

Alpinia purpurata (Vieill.) K.Schum., Pflanzenr. IV, 46: 323 1904. (Syn: Alpinia grandis K.Schum.; Alpinia purpurata var. albobracteata K.Schum.; Alpinia purpurata var. anomala Gagnep.; Alpinia purpurata var. grandis (K.Schum.) K.Schum.; Guillainia novo-ebudica F.Muell.; Guillainia purpurata Vieill.; Languas purpurata (Vieill.) Kaneh.); Images by: Dr. KM Prabhu     Ostrich plume; Red Ginger; Pink Cone Ginger;       […]

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