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Definition of the noun alpinia

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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 Bifida
  3. Alpinia Carnea
  4. Alpinia mutica
  5. Alpinia nutans
  6. Alpinia Walang
  7. Alpinia Affinis
  8. Alpinia Decurva
  9. Alpinia Elatior
  10. Alpinia Foetens
  11. alpinia galanga
  12. Alpinia Pallida
  13. Alpinia Punicea
  14. Alpinia Rheedei
  15. Alpinia Solaris
  16. Alpinia spicata
  17. Alpinia Striata
  18. Alpinia Cristata

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 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 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 Hot-house and Greenhouse Manual, Or Botanical Cultivator ... Second Edition (1825)

by Robert SWEET

_ ALPINIA is a splendid ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Plant Systematics by Michael Simpson, ISBN 9780126444605 (2012)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Alpinia: Alpinia is a genus of plants, ...

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 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 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 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 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 previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1889)

Alpinia Khulanjan, Moodeen Sheriff, Suppl. Ind. Pharm., 268. Habitat.

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 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 previewEncyclopedia of Food & Color Additives (1996)

by George A. Burdock

smaller galanga ( Alpinia officinarum Hance), chekur (Alpinia sessilis Kon. = Kaemferia galanga), Xylopia parvifiora (A. Rich) Benth), ashanti pepper (Piper guineense Schum and ...

Google previewThe Century Supplement to the Dictionary of Gardening (1901)

A Practical and Scientific Encyclopedia of Horticulture for Gardeners and Botanists by George Nicholson

ALPINIA. Synr. Albina, Buekia, Catimbium, Oalanga, Heritiera (of Betz), Langucu, and Martensia. Including Hellenia. One Scitaminem. This genus comprises nearly forty species, natives of tropical and subtropical Asia, Australia, and the Pacific ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Gossypium to Linociera (1890)

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

The Lesser Galangal of Ainslie, according to Royle but not of other Authors ; see Alpinia officinarum, ffance, Vol.1., '95- Vein. — Sit-ruti, kapir kachri, ...

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