Curcuma leucorrhiza

Taxonavigation Edit

Taxonavigation: Zingiberales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Zingiberales

Familia: Zingiberaceae
Genus: Curcuma
Subgenus: Curcuma subg. Curcuma
Species: Curcuma leucorrhiza

Name Edit

Curcuma leucorrhiza Roxb., Asiat. Res. 11: 337. 1810.

Distribution Edit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Tropical
    • Regional: Indian Subcontinent
      • India.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

References Edit

Primary references Edit

  • Roxburgh, W. 1810. Description of several of the Monandrous Plants of India belonging to the natural order called Scitamineae by Linnaeus; Cannae by Jussiue, and Drimyrhizae by Ventenat. Asiatic Researches, or: Transactions of the Society instituted in Bengal for inquiring the

Additional references Edit

  • Roxburgh, W. 1820. Flora Indica or Description of Indian Plants (ed.: Carey, W.), 1: 1–82, Serampore, [C. leucorhiza on p. 30].

history and antiquities, the arts, science, and literature, of Asia 11: 318–362, [C. leucorhiza on p. 337].

  • Roscoe, William 1828. Monandrian Plants of the Order Scitamineae Chiefly Drawn from Living Specimens in the Botanical Gardens at Liverpool tab. 102.
  • Baker, J.G. in J.D. Hooker (ed.) 1890, publ. 1894. Flora of British India Vol. 6 Chapter CXLIX: Scitamineae (p. 198–263), sub-chapter Curcuma Linn. (p. 209–216), Lovell Reeve & Co., London, [C. leucorhiza on p. 212].
  • Schumann, K.: Zingiberaceae. In: Das Pflanzenreich (ed. A. Engler) Vol. IV, pt. 46 (no. 20), p. 110 (1904), (as "C. leucorrhiza"), [Curcuma sp. on p. 99–115].