1. Family: Zingiberaceae Martinov
    1. Hedychium J.Koenig

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Madagascar, S. China to Tropical Asia.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya

    Introduced into:

    Andaman Is., Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Ascension, Azores, Belize, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Cape Provinces, Colombia, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Fiji, Florida, French Guiana, Galápagos, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Jamaica, Juan Fernández Is., Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Leeward Is., Mauritius, Mexico Southwest, Nansei-shoto, New Caledonia, New South Wales, New Zealand North, Nicobar Is., Northern Provinces, Ogasawara-shoto, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Réunion, Samoa, Society Is., Sri Lanka, St.Helena, Suriname, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Wallis-Futuna Is., Windward Is.

    Hedychium J.Koenig appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    17102.000
    Schilling, A.D. [W.956] 34590.000
    Gossner, A., Zambia 38358.000

    First published in A.J.Retzius, Observ. Bot. 3: 73 (1783)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0