The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Alpinia purpurata (Vieill.) K.Schum. 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 218995) with original publication details: Pflanzenr. IV, 46: 323 1904.


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Alpinia grandis K.Schum. Synonym H WCSP
Alpinia purpurata var. albobracteata K.Schum. Synonym L WCSP
Alpinia purpurata var. anomala Gagnep. Synonym L WCSP
Alpinia purpurata var. grandis (K.Schum.) K.Schum. Synonym L WCSP
Guillainia novo-ebudica F.Muell. Synonym H WCSP
Guillainia purpurata Vieill. Synonym H WCSP
Languas purpurata (Vieill.) Kaneh. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-218995, and has not been changed.