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Alpinia zerumbet
(Zingiberaceae)

 
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Species description or overview

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

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


Taxonomy & nomenclature

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

Alpinia zerumbet information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Alpinia zerumbet--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 zerumbet information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Alpinia zerumbet, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

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


Impacts

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


Risk assessments

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

Weed risk assessment for Alpinia zerumbet for Florida (TNC) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
A weed risk assessment for Alpinia zerumbet for Florida is presented by The Nature Conservancy (Doria Gordon et al.).


Images

Alpinia zerumbet image
Alpinia zerumbet (variegated) cultivated in Maui, Hawaii is shown (P. Thomas SmugMug gallery).

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

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

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


Distribution

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

Alpinia zerumbet information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Alpinia zerumbet--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.


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

Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants on Midway Atoll, Hawaii.
Starr, F., K. Starr, and Loope L. 2006. Annotated Checklist of the Vascular Plants on Midway Atoll, Hawaii. An addendum to the 1999 Botanical Survey of Midway Atoll.

Botanical survey of Midway Atoll
Starr, F. and K. Martz. 1999. Botanical survey of Midway Atoll. In: 1995-1999 Baseline Surveys for Alien Species in Marine and Terrestrial Habitats on Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Honolulu, Hawaii.


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