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H Zingiber officinale Roscoe is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 273361) with original publication details: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 8: 348 1807.

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
Amomum angustifolium Salisb. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Amomum zingiber L. Synonym H WCSP
Amomum zinziba Hill [Spelling variant] Synonym H WCSP
Curcuma longifolia Wall. Synonym M TRO
Zingiber aromaticum Noronha [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Zingiber cholmondeleyi (F.M.Bailey) K.Schum. Synonym H WCSP
Zingiber majus Rumph. Synonym M TRO
Zingiber missionis Wall. Synonym H WCSP
Zingiber officinale var. cholmondeleyi F.M.Bailey Synonym L WCSP
Zingiber officinale f. macrorhizonum (Makino) M.Hiroe Synonym L WCSP
Zingiber officinale var. macrorhizonum Makino Synonym L WCSP
Zingiber officinale f. rubens (Makino) M.Hiroe Synonym L WCSP
Zingiber officinale var. rubens Makino Synonym L WCSP
Zingiber officinale var. rubrum Theilade Synonym L WCSP
Zingiber officinale var. sichuanense (Z.Y.Zhu, S.L.Zhang & S.X.Chen) Z.Y.Zhu, S.L.Zhang & S.X.Chen Synonym L WCSP
Zingiber sichuanense Z.Y.Zhu, S.L.Zhang & S.X.Chen Synonym H WCSP
Zingiber zingiber (L.) H.Karst. [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-273361.

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