The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Curcuma

The genus Curcuma is in the family Zingiberaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Curcuma

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Curcuma aeruginosa Roxb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma albiflora Thwaites Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma alismatifolia Gagnep. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma amada Roxb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma amarissima Roscoe Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma angustifolia Roxb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma antinaia Chaveer. & Tanee Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma aromatica Salisb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma attenuata Wall. ex Baker Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma aurantiaca Zijp Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma australasica Hook.f. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma bakeriana Hemsl. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma bhatii (R.M.Sm.) Škorničk. & M.Sabu Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma bicolor Mood & K.Larsen Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma caesia Roxb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma cannanorensis R.Ansari, V.J.Nair & N.C.Nair Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma caulina J.Graham Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma ceratotheca K.Schum. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma chuanyujin C.K.Hsieh & Hao Zhang Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma cochinchinensis Gagnep. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma codonantha Škorničk., M.Sabu & Prasanthk. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma coerulea K.Schum. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma colorata Valeton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma comosa Roxb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma coriacea Mangaly & M.Sabu Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma decipiens Dalzell Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma ecomata Craib Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma elata Roxb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma euchroma Valeton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma exigua N.Liu Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma ferruginea Roxb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma flaviflora S.Q.Tong Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma glans K.Larsen & Mood Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma gracillima Gagnep. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma grandiflora Wall. ex Baker Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma haritha Mangaly & M.Sabu Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma harmandii Gagnep. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma heyneana Valeton & Zijp Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma inodora Blatt. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma karnatakensis Amalraj, Velay. & Mural. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma kudagensis Velay., V.S.Pillai & Amalraj Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma kwangsiensis S.G.Lee & C.F.Liang Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma larsenii Maknoi & Jenjitt. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma latiflora Valeton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma latifolia Roscoe Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma leucorrhiza Roxb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma loerzingii Valeton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma longa L. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma longispica Valeton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma mangga Valeton & Zijp Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma meraukensis Valeton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma montana Roxb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma mutabilis Škorničk., M.Sabu & Prasanthk. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma nankunshanensis N.Liu, X.B.Ye & Juan Chen Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma neilgherrensis Wight Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma oligantha Trimen Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma ornata Wall. ex Baker Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma pambrosima Škorničk. & N.S.Lý Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma parviflora Wall. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma parvula Gage Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma petiolata Roxb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma phaeocaulis Valeton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma picta Roxb. ex Škorničk. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma pierreana Gagnep. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma plicata Wall. ex Baker Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma porphyrotaenia Zipp. ex Span. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma prakasha S.Tripathi Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma pseudomontana J.Graham Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma purpurascens Blume Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma reclinata Roxb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma rhabdota Sirirugsa & M.F.Newman Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma rhomba Mood & K.Larsen Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma roscoeana Wall. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma rubescens Roxb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma rubrobracteata Škorničk., M.Sabu & Prasanthk. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma sattayasaii A. Chav. & Sudmoon Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Curcuma sattayasaiorum Chaveer. & Sudmoon Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma scaposa (Nimmo) Škorničk. & M.Sabu Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma sessilis Gage Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma sichuanensis X.X.Chen Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma singularis Gagnep. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma sparganiifolia Gagnep. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma stenochila Gagnep. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma strobilifera Wall. ex Baker Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma sumatrana Miq. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma sylvatica Valeton Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma thorelii Gagnep. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma trichosantha Gagnep. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma vamana M.Sabu & Mangaly Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma viridiflora Roxb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma vitellina Škorničk. & H.Ð.Trần Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma yunnanensis N.Liu & S.J.Chen Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma zanthorrhiza Roxb. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma zedoaria (Christm.) Roscoe Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma zedoarioides Chaveer. & Tanee Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-26
Curcuma zedoaroides A. Chav. & Tanee Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18

Statistics

The Plant List includes 154 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Curcuma. Of these 93 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 7 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Curcuma. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 154 species names for the genus Curcuma recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 93 60.4%
Synonym 58 37.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 3 1.9%

All names

The status of the 161 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Curcuma recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 93 57.8%
Synonym 65 40.4%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 3 1.9%

Of the species names,

A further 1 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 154 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Curcuma, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 93 56 0 0 149 96.8%
Medium confidence 0 2 0 0 2 1.3%
Low confidence 0 0 0 3 3 1.9%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Curcuma is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 2 0 2 0 4 2.6%
WCSP 93 56 0 1 1 150 97.4%