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Alpinia purpurata  (Vieill.) K. Schum.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 182554

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Guillainia purpurata Vieill.
    Alpinia grandis K. Schum.
    Guillainia novo-ebudica F. Muell.
    Alpinia purpurata var. albo-bracteata K. Schum.
  Common Name(s): red ginger [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                            FamilyZingiberaceae  – Ginger Family  
                               GenusAlpinia Roxb. – ginger-lily, alpinia  
                                  SpeciesAlpinia purpurata (Vieill.) K. Schum. – red ginger  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Flora of the Hawaiian Islands, 2023, database (version 2023-)  
  Acquired: 2023   
  Notes: Wagner, W. L. and N. R. Khan. 2023-. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands website. http:// [date accessed: February 24, 2023]   
  Reference for: Alpinia purpurata   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Alpinia purpurata   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Alpinia purpurata   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Alpinia purpurata   
  Source: Zingiberaceae of North America Update, database (version 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Alpinia purpurata   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): de Boer, Hugo, Mark Newman, Axel Dalberg Poulsen, A. Jane Droop, Tomás Fér, Lê Thi Thu Hiên, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2018   
  Article/Chapter Title: Convergent morphology in Alpinieae (Zingiberaceae): Recircumscribing Amomum as a monophyletic genus   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Taxon, vol. 67, no. 1   
  Page(s): 6-36   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1996-8175   
  Notes: doi: 10.12705/671.2   
  Reference for: Alpinia purpurata   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Hawaii, Introduced  
    Caribbean Territories, Introduced  






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