This name is a synonym of Alpinia nigra (Gaertn.) Burtt.
The record derives from WCSP
(data supplied on 2012-03-26)
which reports it as a synonym (record 273354) with original publication details: Fruct. Sem. Pl. 1: 35 1788.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: http://ipni.org/urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:798369-1.
This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-273354, and has not been changed.