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H Alpinia zerumbet (Pers.) B.L.Burtt & R.M.Sm. 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 219119) with original publication details: Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 31: 204 1972.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Alpinia cristata Griff. Synonym H WCSP
Alpinia fimbriata Gagnep. Synonym H WCSP
Alpinia fluvitialis Hayata Synonym H WCSP
Alpinia nutans var. longiramosa Gagnep. Synonym L WCSP
Alpinia schumanniana Valeton Synonym H WCSP
Alpinia speciosa (J.C.Wendl.) K.Schum. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Amomum nutans (Andrews) Schult. Synonym H WCSP
Catimbium speciosum (J.C.Wendl.) Holttum Synonym H WCSP
Costus zerumbet Pers. Synonym H WCSP
Languas schumanniana (Valeton) Sasaki Synonym H WCSP
Languas speciosa (J.C.Wendl.) Small Synonym H WCSP
Renealmia nutans Andrews Synonym H WCSP
Renealmia spectabilis Rusby Synonym H WCSP
Zerumbet speciosum J.C.Wendl. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-219119.

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