Globba albiflora

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Globba albiflora
G. albiflora var. aurea taken in Cat Tien National Park
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Zingiberales
Family: Zingiberaceae
Genus: Globba
G. albiflora
Binomial name
Globba albiflora

Globba albiflora is a small plant in the ginger family, Zingiberaceae, sometimes called dancing ladies.[3] This species can be found in Indo-China, Peninsular Malaysia and Sumatra; in Viet Nam the genus may likewise be called gừng vũ nữ or lô ba.


Varieties include:[3]

  • G. albiflora var. aurea Holttum
  • G. albiflora var. albiflora


  1. ^ Sangvirotjanapat, S. (2020). "Globba albiflora". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2020: e.T132769373A132688864. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2020-1.RLTS.T132769373A132688864.en. Retrieved 19 November 2021.
  2. ^ Ridley HN (1899) In: J. Straits Branch Royal Asiatic Society 32: 96
  3. ^ a b Roskov Y.; Kunze T.; Orrell T.; Abucay L.; Paglinawan L.; Culham A.; Bailly N.; Kirk P.; Bourgoin T.; Baillargeon G.; Decock W.; De Wever A. (2014). Didžiulis V. (ed.). "Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2014 Annual Checklist". Species 2000: Reading, UK. Retrieved 4 August 2018.