Alpinia zerumbet (Pers.) B.L. Burtt & R.M. Sm.

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Alpinia zerumbet

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La Rochelle

Alpinia zerumbet

Photo: Bart Wursten
La Rochelle

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Synonyms: Alpinia speciosa (Wendl.) K. Schum.
Common names: Shell flower (English)
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Growth form(s): Perennial.
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Literature:

Biegel, H.M. (1977). Check-list of ornamental plants used in Rhodesian parks and gardens. Rhodesia Agricultural Journal. Research Report No. 3. Page 21.

Maroyi, A. (2006). Preliminary checklist of introduced and naturalized plants in Zimbabwe. Kirkia 18(2) Page 192.

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Alpinia zerumbet
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Alpinia zerumbet
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Alpinia zerumbet
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Alpinia zerumbet
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Alpinia zerumbet
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Alpinia zerumbet
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Alpinia zerumbet
iNaturalist: Alpinia zerumbet
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Alpinia zerumbet
JSTOR Plant Science: Alpinia zerumbet
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Alpinia zerumbet
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Alpinia zerumbet
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Alpinia zerumbet
Plants of the World Online: Alpinia zerumbet
The Plant List (version 1.1): Alpinia zerumbet
Tropicos: Alpinia zerumbet
Wikipedia: Alpinia zerumbet


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Alpinia zerumbet.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=167100, retrieved 20 November 2019

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