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Taxon: Hedychium gardnerianum Sheppard ex Ker Gawl.

Genus: Hedychium
Family: Zingiberaceae subfamily: Zingiberoideae tribe: Zingibereae.
Nomen number: 18582
Place of publication: Bot. Reg. 9: t. 774. 1824
Comment: authorship verified from original literature
Name verified on: 02-Apr-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 08-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:


Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India - Assam, Sikkim; Nepal

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores; Spain - Canary Islands
    Southern Africa: South Africa - KwaZulu-Natal
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: West Indies

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated in tropics

References:

  • Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. 1976–. Flores des Mascareignes. [lists as H. gardnerianum Ker Gawl.].
  • Conant, P. et al. 1997. Appendix. Selected plant species interfering with resource management goals in North American natural areas. 255–267 In: Luken, J. O. & J. W. Thieret, eds., Assessment and management of plant invasions. 255–267.
  • George, A. S., ed. 1980–. Flora of Australia.
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. [lists as H. gardnerianum Ker Gawl.].
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. [lists as H. gardnerianum Ker Gawl.].
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Smith, R. M. 1998. FSA contributions: 11. Zingiberaceae. Bothalia 28:38. [naturalized].
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
More:

Check other web resources for Hedychium gardnerianum Sheppard ex Ker Gawl.:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Hedychium gardnerianum cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?18582 (16 April 2014)

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