The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Roscoea alpina Royle is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 262561) with original publication details: Ill. Bot. Himal. Mts. 361 1839.

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
Roscoea alpina var. minor Royle Synonym L WCSP
Roscoea alpina f. pallida Cowley Synonym L WCSP
Roscoea exilis Sm. ex Horan. Synonym H WCSP
Roscoea intermedia Gagnep. Synonym H WCSP
Roscoea longifolia Baker Synonym H WCSP
Roscoea purpurea var. exilis (Sm. ex Horan.) Baker Synonym L WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-262561, and has not been changed.