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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Zingiber


Hierarchical position of the Genus Zingiber

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
   Classis  Liliopsida Brongn.
pub. Enum. Pl. Mus. Paris: xv, 17. 12 Aug 1843.
common name: Monocots
   Subclassis  Zingiberidae Cronquist
pub. 1978
   SuperOrdo  Zingiberanae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 74: 179. 25 Mar 1993.
   Ordo  Zingiberales Griseb.
pub. Grundr. Syst. Bot.: 167. Jan-Jun 1854.
   Familia  Zingiberaceae Lindl.
pub. Key Bot.: 69. 15-30 Sep 1835, nom. cons.
common name: Gingers
   Subfamilia  Zingiberoideae Blume ex Hassk.
pub. Cat. Hort. Bot. Bogor.: 49. Oct 1844.
   Tribus  Zingibereae Meisn.
pub. Pl. Vasc. Gen.: Tab. Diagn. 388, Comm. 290. 17-20 Aug 1842.
   Genus  Zingiber Boehm.
pub. (1760)
common name: ginger

Named members of the Genus Zingiber

   Species  cassumunar Roxb.
syn. Zingiber purpureum
   Species  mioga (Thunb.) Roscoe
common name: Mioga ginger
   Species  officinale Roscoe
common name: ginger, sheng jian  (Chinese), singabera  (Sanskrit)
   Species  purpureum Roscoe
common name: Cassumunar ginger
   Species  zerumbet (L.) Sm.
common name: bitter ginger
   Species  zingiber (L.) Karst.
syn. Zingiber officinale

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.


For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.


Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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