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Zingiber officinale

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Species description or overview

Zingiber officinale information from NTBG
Information about Zingiber officinale is available from the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG).

Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Zingiber officinale
Nomenclatural information about Zingiber officinale is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

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

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


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


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

Full-text articles

Forest pest biological control program in Hawaii
Smith, Clifford W. 2002. Forest pest biological control program in Hawaii. pp. 91-98 in Smith, Clifford W., Julie Denslow, and Stephen Hight (eds). 2002. Proceedings of workshop on biological control of native ecosystems in Hawaii. Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany) Technical Report 129. 122 pages. from http://www.botany.hawaii.edu/faculty/duffy/techr/129.pdf accessed 16 March 2008.

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