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H Etlingera elatior (Jack) R.M.Sm. is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 244696) with original publication details: Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 43: 244 1986.

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


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Achasma yunnanensis T.L. Wu & S.J. Chen Synonym M TRO
Alpinia acrostachya Steud. Synonym H WCSP
Alpinia diracodes Loes. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Alpinia elatior Jack Synonym H WCSP
Alpinia javanica (Blume) D.Dietr. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Alpinia magnifica Roscoe Synonym H WCSP
Alpinia speciosa (Blume) D.Dietr. Synonym H WCSP
Amomum magnificum (Roscoe) Benth. & Hook.f. ex B.D.Jacks. Synonym H WCSP
Amomum tridentatum (Kuntze) K.Schum. Synonym H WCSP
Bojeria magnifica (Roscoe) Raf. Synonym H WCSP
Cardamomum magnificum (Roscoe) Kuntze Synonym H WCSP
Cardamomum speciosum (Blume) Kuntze Synonym H WCSP
Cardamomum tridentatum Kuntze Synonym H WCSP
Diracodes javanica Blume Synonym H WCSP
Elettaria speciosa Blume Synonym H WCSP
Etlingera elatior var. alba Todam & C.K.Lim Synonym L WCSP
Etlingera elatior var. pileng Ongsakul & C.K.Lim Synonym L WCSP
Geanthus speciosus Reinw. ex Blume [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Hornstedtia imperialis (Lindl.) Ridl. Synonym H WCSP
Nicolaia elatior (Jack) Horan. Synonym H WCSP
Nicolaia imperialis Horan. Synonym H WCSP
Nicolaia intermedia Valeton Synonym H WCSP
Nicolaia magnifica (Roscoe) K.Schum. ex Valeton Synonym H WCSP
Nicolaia speciosa (Blume) Horan. Synonym H WCSP
Phaeomeria imperialis Lindl. [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Phaeomeria magnifica (Roscoe) K.Schum. Synonym H WCSP
Phaeomeria speciosa (Blume) Koord. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-244696, and has not been changed.