African Plant Database

Curcuma L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 2 (1753)  
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Ecology : One of the largest genera in Zingiberaceae, with some 80 species
  throughout tropical Asia, from India E-wards to New Guinea and N Australia

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1995). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Monocotyledones: Limnocharitaceae à Poaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 37
  • Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 7: 191 (2012).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
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Record n°189840 modified 2008-12-27
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