Kaempferia

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Kaempferia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Zingiberales
Family: Zingiberaceae
Genus: Kaempferia
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Synonyms[1]
  • Zerumbet Garsault, invalid name
  • Monolophus Wall.
  • Tritophus T.Lestib.

Kaempferia is a genus of plants in the ginger family. It is native to China, India, and Southeast Asia (Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, etc.).[1][2][3]

Species[edit]

Over 100 names have been proposed in the genus; the following are accepted:[1]

  1. Kaempferia alboviolacea Ridl. - Vietnam
  2. Kaempferia angustifolia Roscoe - Bangladesh, Assam, Vietnam, Thailand, Sumatra
  3. Kaempferia attapeuensis Picheans. & Koonterm - Laos
  4. Kaempferia champasakensis Picheans. & Koonterm - Laos
  5. Kaempferia chayanii Koonterm - Laos
  6. Kaempferia cuneata Gagnep. - Vietnam
  7. Kaempferia elegans (Wall.) Baker in J.D.Hooker - Sichuan, Indochina, Borneo
  8. Kaempferia evansii Blatt. - southern India
  9. Kaempferia fallax Gagnep. - Laos, Thailand
  10. Kaempferia filifolia K.Larsen - Thailand
  11. Kaempferia fissa Gagnep. - Laos
  12. Kaempferia galanga L. - Yunnan, Assam, Bangladesh, India, Indochina
  13. Kaempferia gigantiphylla Picheans. & Koonterm - Laos
  14. Kaempferia gilbertii W.Bull - Myanmar
  15. Kaempferia glauca Ridl. - Thailand
  16. Kaempferia grandifolia Saensouk & Jenjitt. - Thailand
  17. Kaempferia harmandiana Gagnep. - Laos, Cambodia
  18. Kaempferia koratensis Picheans. - Thailand
  19. Kaempferia laotica Gagnep. - Laos, Thailand
  20. Kaempferia larsenii Sirirugsa - Thailand
  21. Kaempferia lopburiensis Picheans. - Thailand
  22. Kaempferia ovalifolia Roxb. - Myanmar
  23. Kaempferia parviflora Wall. ex Baker in J.D.Hooker - Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia
  24. Kaempferia philippinensis Merr. - Luzon
  25. Kaempferia pulchra Ridl. - Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia
  26. Kaempferia purpurea J.Koenig in A.J.Retzius - Phuket
  27. Kaempferia roscoeana Wall. - Myanmar, Thailand
  28. Kaempferia rotunda L. - China (Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Taiwan, Yunnan), India, Nepal, Assam, Bangladesh, Indochina; naturalized in Java, Malaysia and Costa Rica
  29. Kaempferia saraburiensis Picheans. - Thailand
  30. Kaempferia sawanensis Picheans. & Koonterm - Laos
  31. Kaempferia siamensis Sirirugsa - Thailand
  32. Kaempferia simaoensis Y.Y.Qian - Yunnan
  33. Kaempferia sisaketensis Picheans. & Koonterm - Thailand
  34. Kaempferia spoliata Sirirugsa - Thailand
  35. Kaempferia undulata Teijsm. & Binn. - Java


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Flora of China v 24 p 368, 山柰属 shan nai shu, Kaempferia Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 2. 1753.
  3. ^ Techaprasan, J., Klinbunga, S., Ngamriabsakul, C. & Jenjittikul, T. (2010). Genetic variation of Kaempferia (Zingiberaceae) in Thailand based on chloroplast DNA (psbA-trnH and petA-psbJ) sequences. Genetics and Molecular Research 9: 1957-1973.

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