Zingiber cernuum Dalzell

 
  • Family : ZINGIBERACEAE
    (GINGER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Zingiberaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Zingiber cernuum Dalzell
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Common in Western Ghats, usually prefers moist shady habitats in upper ghats.
  • Flower, Fruit : June-August
  • Collection Nos : HFP 301, KFP 13507
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Davanagare district, Hassan district, Shivamogga district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Chandrapur district, Kolhapur district, Pune district, Raigad district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district, Thane district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Flora of Coorg district, Karnataka state; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 1988- Studies on Zingiberaceae of Karnataka; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons.
  • 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=Zingiber cernuum. Downloaded on 5 December 2019.

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