1. Family: Zingiberaceae Martinov
    1. Genus: Hedychium J.Koenig
      1. Hedychium gardnerianum Sheppard ex Ker Gawl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Nepal to Indo-China.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam

    Introduced into:

    Ascension, Azores, Cook Is., Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Jamaica, Mauritius, Nansei-shoto, New South Wales, New Zealand North, Queensland, Réunion, Trinidad-Tobago

    Hedychium gardnerianum Sheppard ex Ker Gawl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    18956.000
    Bullock, A.A. [947], India 17103.000
    30640.000

    First published in Bot. Reg. 9: t. 774 (1824)

    Accepted by

    • Tanaka, N. & al. (2016). Systematic notes on the genus Hedychium (Zingiberaceae) in Myanmar Bulletin of the National Museum of Natature and Science, Tokyo, Series B (Botany) 42: 57-66.
    • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
    • Sykes, W.R. (2016). Flora of the Cook Islands: 1-973. National Tropical Botanical Garden, Hawaii.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Fairhurst, W. (2004). Flowering Plants of Ascension island: 1-300. Higham Press, Shirland, Alfreton, England.
    • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Albano, P.-O. (2003). La Conaissance des Plantes Exotiques: 1-324. Édisud, Aix-en-Provence.
    • Larsen, K. (1996). A prelimanary checklist of the Zingiberaceae of Thailand Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 24: 35-49.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Tanaka, N. & al. (2016). Systematic notes on the genus Hedychium (Zingiberaceae) in Myanmar Bulletin of the National Museum of Natature and Science, Tokyo, Series B (Botany) 42: 57-66.
    • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
    • Sykes, W.R. (2016). Flora of the Cook Islands: 1-973. National Tropical Botanical Garden, Hawaii.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Fairhurst, W. (2004). Flowering Plants of Ascension island: 1-300. Higham Press, Shirland, Alfreton, England.
    • Larsen, K. (1996). A prelimanary checklist of the Zingiberaceae of Thailand Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 24: 35-49.

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    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