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Curcuma longa
(Zingiberaceae)

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Species description or overview

Curcuma longa information from NTBG
Information about Curcuma longa is available from the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Curcuma longa
Nomenclatural information about Curcuma longa is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Curcuma longa information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Curcuma longa--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.

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

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


Risk assessments

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


Distribution

Curcuma longa information from the Smithsonian's Flora of the Hawaiian Islands
Information about Curcuma longa--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.


Full-text articles

Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research
Stone, Charles P., Clifford W. Smith, and J. Timothy Tunison (eds.) . 1992. Alien plant invasions in native ecosystems of Hawaii: Management and research. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit. ISBN: 0-8248-1474-6.

Revised List of Hawaiian Names of Plants Native and Introduced with Brief Descriptions and Notes as to Occurrence and Medicinal or Other Values
Gon III, Samuel M. Ohukaniohia. 2008. Revised List of Hawaiian Names of Plants Native and Introduced with Brief Descriptions and Notes as to Occurrence and Medicinal or Other Values, by Joseph F. Rock Consulting Botanist, Board of Agriculture and Forestry Honolulu, Hawaii, 1920; transcribed and annotated by Samuel M. Ohukaniohia Gon III. Ethnobotany Research & Applications 6:405-442.


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