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Alpinia purpurata
(Zingiberaceae)

red ginger

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Species description or overview

Alpinia purpurata information from PIER
Information on Alpinia purpurata as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).

Alpinia purpurata information from NTBG
Information about Alpinia purpurata is available from the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Alpinia purpurata
Nomenclatural information about Alpinia purpurata is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Alpinia purpurata information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Alpinia purpurata--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Alpinia purpurata information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Alpinia purpurata, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Alpinia purpurata
Nomenclatural information about Alpinia purpurata is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Alpinia purpurata (Zingiberaceae): species information from GCW
Information on Alpinia purpurata as relevant to Pacific Islands is provided by the Global Compendium of Weeds (GCW).


Risk assessments

Alpinia purpurata weed risk assessment for Hawaii-Pacific
Results of a weed risk assessment for Alpinia purpurata for the Hawaii-Pacific region are presented by the Hawaii-Pacific Weed Risk Assessment team.


Images

Images of Alpinia purpurata (Zingiberaceae) (red ginger)
Links to high-resolution free images of Alpinia purpurata (Zingiberaceae) (red ginger) by Forest & Kim Starr (USGS) are available here.

Alpinia purpurata information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Alpinia purpurata in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Alpinia purpurata images from PIER
Images of Alpinia purpurata provided by the Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk project (PIER).


Distribution

Alpinia purpurata information from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Alpinia purpurata in Hawaii is available from the Smithsonian Flora of the Hawaiian Islands.

Alpinia purpurata information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Alpinia purpurata--including nomenclature and synonymy, and status and distribution in Hawaii--is provided by the "Flora of the Hawaiian Islands" website of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Links from this page include descriptive information about the species, as well as worldwide distributional information and general information about the genus.

Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy (2000) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
The status of invasive plants, vertebrates, arthropods, molluscs, and crustaceans, and options for a regional invasive species strategy for the South Pacific are presented in this series of articles from the South Pacific Regional Environment Programme, 2000.


Books

A field guide to tropical and subtropical plants
Perry, Frances and Roy Hay. 1982. A field guide to tropical and subtropical plants. Ward Lock Limited, Great Britain. 136 pp. illus. ISBN: 0-442-26859-9.


Full-text articles

Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy
South Pacific Regional Environmental Programme (SPREP). Sherley, Greg (ed.) . 2000. Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy. Apia, Samoa: South Pacific Regional Environment Programme. ISBN: 982-04-0214-X.


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