Alpinia fax B.L.Burtt & R.M.Sm.

 
  • Family : ZINGIBERACEAE
    (GINGER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Zingiberaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Elettaria involucrata Thw.; Amomum involucratum (Thw.) Trimen
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Alpinia fax B.L.Burtt & R.M.Sm.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Flower, Fruit : January-May
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Theni district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Ravichandran, V. and S. Karuppusamy (2016). Check list of Endemic flowering plants of Western Ghats from Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Tamil Nadu, India. Journal of Biological Records, e0042016: 36-51.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Alpinia fax. Downloaded on 18 August 2019.

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