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Taxon: Kaempferia galanga L.

Genus: Kaempferia
Family: Zingiberaceae subfamily: Zingiberoideae tribe: Zingibereae.
Nomen number: 20916
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:2. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 23-Aug-1994
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Laos; Thailand
    Malesia: Indonesia - Java; Malaysia; Philippines

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Check other web resources for Kaempferia galanga L.:

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google 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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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?20916 (22 August 2014)

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