1. Family: Zingiberaceae Martinov
    1. Genus: Hedychium J.Koenig
      1. Hedychium coccineum Buch.-Ham. ex Sm.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent to China (S. Yunnan, Guangxi).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam

    Introduced into:

    Cuba, Jamaica, Mauritius, Réunion, Sri Lanka, Trinidad-Tobago

    Hedychium coccineum Buch.-Ham. ex Sm. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    28987.000
    Schilling, A.D. [569], Nepal 33294.000
    Tessier-Yandell [129], India 32006.000
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6548], Nepal K000639636
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 6548], Myanmar K001124170
    Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 6548], India K001124168
    L, H.B. [6548], India K000640480
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6548] K001124169
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6551] Hedychium aurantiacum K001124177
    De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 6547] Hedychium angustifolium K001124164
    Bruce, H. [Cat. no. 6547], Bangladesh Hedychium angustifolium K001124165
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6547] Hedychium angustifolium K001124166
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 6547], India Hedychium angustifolium K001124167

    First published in A.Rees, Cycl. 17: n.º 5 (1811)

    Accepted by

    • 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.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
    • 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.
    • Dassanayake (ed.) (1983). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 4: 1-532. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • 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.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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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