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Definition of the noun alpinia

What does alpinia mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. perennial rhizomatous herbs of Asia and Australia and Polynesia having ginger-scented rhizomes

Phrases with Alpinia

Phrases starting with the word Alpinia:

  1. Alpinia Alba
  2. Alpinia Alata
  3. Alpinia Media
  4. Alpinia Minor
  5. Alpinia Bifida
  6. Alpinia Carnea
  7. Alpinia Cernua
  8. Alpinia Erecta
  9. Alpinia Glabra
  10. Alpinia Minuta
  11. Alpinia mutica
  12. Alpinia nutans
  13. Alpinia Simsii
  14. Alpinia Walang
  15. Alpinia Affinis
  16. Alpinia Decurva
  17. Alpinia Elatior
  18. Alpinia Foetens

Phrases ending with the word Alpinia:

  1. genus alpinia
  2. Amomum alpinia

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Google previewWorld Vegetation Types (1971)

by S.R. Eyre

Alpinia is a common Zingiberaceae together with the two Rubiaceous herbs Ophiorrhiza and Argostemma. Piper species may be small shrubs or semi- climbers. On the floor and fallen logs are a Pratia sp., and Nertera granadensis, while ...

Google previewThe Philippine Journal of Science (1908)

Alpinia is the most strongly represented genus in the Philippines; it is a typical eastern Asiatic one, ranging to Japan and Polynesia, beyond the region - of most of the tropical Asiatic genera. The Marantaceae all belong to Malayan genera and ...

Google previewThe Gallery of Marianne North's Paintings of Plants and Their Homes, Royal Gardens, Kew (1886)

Descriptive Catalogue by Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

The Alpinia is a native of Tropical Asia. 124. Leonotis Leonurus and Doctor Humming Birds, Jamaica. — The noble herb here represented is a native of South Africa, and now a common " weed " in some tropical countries. Aithurus polytmus is ...

Google previewThe Hot-house and Greenhouse Manual, or botanical cultivator ... Second edition (1831)

by Robert SWEET

ALPINIA is a splendid genus, and easily cultivated. Its species require rich sandy soil, and to be grown in large pots in a moist heat, and they will flower freely. Few cultivators allow them room enough, which is the reason we so seldom see ...

Google previewNatural Standard Herb & Supplement Guide - E-Book (2016)

An Evidence-Based Reference by Natural Standard

BACKGROUND Alpinia is a large genus from the ginger family (Zingiberaceae). Alpinia has been known in Europe for several centuries longer than its botanical origin. It was recognized in 1870, when specimens were examined that had ...

Google previewThe Botanical Cultivator; Or, Instructions for the Management and Propagation of the Plants Cultivated in the Hothouses, Greenhouses, and Borders, in the Gardens of Great Britain (1821)

by Robert SWEET

ALPINIA is a splendid genus, and easily cultivated. Its species require rich soil and to be grown in large pots in a. moist heat, and they will flower freely. Few cultivators allow them roomlenough, which is the reason. we so seldom see - them ...

Google previewStudies in Natural Products Chemistry (2016)

Bioactive Natural Products

Alpinia is the largest genus of about 230 species in Zingiberaceae. Historically, its rhizomes possess stimulant and digestive ...

Google previewThe Flowering Plants Handbook (2014)

A practical guide to families and genera of the world by James W. Byng

Notes: Alpinia is a large and complex genus which is non-monophyletic as is Amomum. Taxonomic changes in the Alpinieae are likely in the future but further work is needed. The following generic names are synonymous: Pyrgophyllum ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of House Plants (1999)

by Nico Vermeulen, Richard Rosenfeld

Alpinia purpurata RED GINGER Alpinia has only recently heen introduced to the market and then only in small numhers hecause it is a plant only for the keen amateur. It only thrives in a warm greenhouse or conservatory and there it can ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Color Additives (1997)

by George A. Burdock

GALANGAL ROOT (Alpinia spp.) Current CAS number Description Natural sources Functional use in foods GRAS status Regulatory citations 977038–75-7 Perennial herb native to China and cultivated in several Asian countries. The aerial ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (2012)

by G. Rehm

Alpinia chinensìs (Retz.) Rosc. Languas chinensis J.G.Koenig ex Retz. wild ginger Alpinia conchigera Griff. Languas conchingera Burk. lengkuas Alpinía galanga (L.) Willd. Languas galanga (L.) Stuntz greater galanga, languas galanga de ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

in English: Indian ginger, snap ginger in China: ju hua shan jiang in India: amkolinji, aratha, aratta, chikkadumparaasme, chirattai, chittaratha, citrathai, gonth thara, kattuchena, kulainjan, peraratta, rasna, toroni Alpinia chinensis ( Retz.) Roscoe ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1890)

by Sir George Watt

The Lesser Galangal of Ainslie, according to Royle but not of other Authors ; see Alpinia officinarum, Hance, Vol.1., '95- Veni. — Sit-ruti, kapiir kuchri, Hind.; Kachir -kacha, kapir karhri, ban- haldi, N.-W.P. j Kachur-kachu, ban kela, sdki, banhaldi ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Abaca to Buxus (1899)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

Alpinia. Khulanjan,. Moodeen. Sheriff,. Suppl. Ind. Pharm.,. 268. Habitat. — § " This plant is found growing in several gardens at Madras, and its rhizome, when dried, bears the greatest resemblance to the Lesser Galangal (A. chinensis).

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Container Plants (2010)

More Than 500 Outstanding Choices for Gardeners by Ray Rogers

ALPINIA. shell ginger, ginger lily Family: Zingiberaceae Cultural group: tropicals Height: 2–4 ft. or more Width: 2–4 ft. or more Light: partial shade to shade; protect A. zerumbet 'Variegata' from hot afternoon sun Temperature: warm to hot ...

Google previewThe Aromatherapy Encyclopedia (2008)

A Concise Guide to Over 385 Plant Oils by Carol Schiller, David Schiller

Aloe Vera Aloe vera — Aloe Vera Aloysia citriodora — Lemon Verbena Aloysia triphylla — Lemon Verbena Alpinia galanga — Galangal Alpinia officinarum — Galangal Amaranthus candatus — Amaranth Amaranthus cruentus — Amaranth ...

Google previewAmazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary (1994)

by James A. Duke, Rodolfo Vasquez

Aloe: Aloe Alpinia: Alpinia Altamisa: Ambrosia Amanzo: Echinodorus, Limnolobíum Amapa: Macoubea Amaraguna: Chelonanthus Amasisa: Erythrr'na Amazonian coraltree: Erythn'na Amazon lily: Euchańx American oilpalm: Elaeis Amii: ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Asian American Folklore and Folklife (2011)

by Jonathan H. X. Lee, Kathleen M. Nadeau

and sannin (alpinia zerumbet). Chefs have ...

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