Zingiber wightianum Thwaites

 
  • Family : ZINGIBERACEAE
    (GINGER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Zingiberaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Zingiber squarrosum Wight
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Zingiber wightianum Thwaites
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Forest slopes in Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare
  • Flower, Fruit : July-August
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Ernakulam district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah, T., 1997. Flora of Andhra Pradesh. Vol. 3.; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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 wightianum. Downloaded on 7 December 2019.

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