The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Kaempferia galanga L. is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 250781) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 3 1753.

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
Alpinia sessilis J.Koenig Synonym H WCSP
Kaempferia galanga var. galanga Synonym L TRO
Kaempferia galanga var. latifolia (Donn ex Hornem.) Donn Synonym L WCSP
Kaempferia humilis Salisb. Synonym H WCSP
Kaempferia latifolia Donn ex Hornem. Synonym H WCSP
Kaempferia marginata Carey ex Roscoe Synonym H WCSP
Kaempferia plantaginifolia Salisb. Synonym H WCSP
Kaempferia procumbens Noronha Synonym H WCSP
Kaempferia rotunda Blanco [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Kaempferia galanga var. latifolia (Donn) Gagnep. Accepted L TRO 1

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-250781.

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