African Plant Database

Zingiber zerumbet (L.) Sm.
Protologue : Exotic Botany 2 (1806)
Information on the genus : Zingiber
Basionym : Amomum zerumbet L.
Status for TA : accepted (cultivated)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Amomum zerumbet L.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : larger than Z. officinale, leaves broader, flowers with a pale yellow labellum
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Ecology : used as an ornamental. Supposed to be native of India
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Record n°20243
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