The Gardeners Dictionary (fourth edition) vol. 3. 1754
North America, Mexico, Africa, n Australia, native, s Asia.
The ginger of commerce, Zingiber officinale Roscoe, is native to southeast Asia; it is commonly cultivated throughout the tropics, and most of the commercial supply now comes from Jamaica. Ginger seldom flowers or fruits in cultivation although plants are known to spread vegetatively in the vicinity of abandoned gardens in some tropical areas.
Species ca. 100 (1 in the flora).
|Author||Alan T. Whittemore +|
|Common name||Ginger +|
|Distribution||North America +, Mexico +, Africa +, n Australia +, native + and s Asia. +|
|Etymology||the classical name, from Sanskrit crngavera +|
|Publication title||The Gardeners Dictionary (fourth edition) +|
|Publication year||1754 +|
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|Taxon family||Zingiberaceae +|
|Taxon name||Zingiber +|
|Taxon parent||Zingiberaceae +|
|Taxon rank||genus +|
|Volume||Volume 22 +|