The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Alpinia nigra (Gaertn.) Burtt is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Alpinia (family Zingiberaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 218928) with original publication details: Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 35: 213 1977.


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Alpinia allughas (Retz.) Roscoe Synonym H WCSP
Amomum bifidum Stokes Synonym H WCSP
Amomum nigrum (Gaertn.) Raeusch. Synonym H WCSP
Amomum taraca Horan. Synonym H WCSP
Hellenia allughas (Retz.) Willd. Synonym H WCSP
Heritiera allughas Retz. Synonym H WCSP
Languas allughas (Retz.) Burkill Synonym H WCSP
Languas aquatica J. König Synonym M TRO
Zingiber nigrum Gaertn. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-218928, and has not been changed.