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Definition of the noun alpinia
What does alpinia mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- perennial rhizomatous herbs of Asia and Australia and Polynesia having ginger-scented rhizomes
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonyms of Alpinia: genus Alpinia / genus Languas / genus Zerumbet
- more generic term: plant genus = a genus of plants
- member of: family Zingiberaceae / ginger family / Zingiberaceae = a family of tropical monocotyledonous plants of order Musales
- Alpinia galanga / galangal = southeastern Asian perennial with aromatic roots
- Alpinia officinalis / Alpinia officinarum / lesser galangal = Chinese perennial with pyramidal racemes of white flowers and pungent aromatic roots used medicinally and as flavoring
- Alpinia purpurata / red ginger = an ornamental ginger native to Pacific islands
- Alpinia speciosa / Alpinia Zerumbet / Languas speciosa / shall-flower / shell ginger / shellflower = cultivated for its shining oblong leaves and arching clusters of white flowers with pink shading and crinkled yellow lips with variegated magenta stripes
Phrases with Alpinia
Phrases starting with the word Alpinia:
- Alpinia Alba
- Alpinia Bifida
- Alpinia Carnea
- Alpinia Glabra
- Alpinia mutica
- Alpinia nutans
- Alpinia Walang
- Alpinia Affinis
- Alpinia Decurva
- Alpinia Elatior
- Alpinia Foetens
- alpinia galanga
- Alpinia Humilis
- Alpinia Pallida
- Alpinia Punicea
- Alpinia Rheedei
- Alpinia Solaris
- Alpinia spicata
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World 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The 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 ...
Bioactive Natural Products
Alpinia is the largest genus of about 230 species in Zingiberaceae. Historically, its rhizomes possess stimulant and digestive ...
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 ...
Encyclopedia 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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).
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 ...
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 ...
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: ...
by Jonathan H. X. Lee, Kathleen M. Nadeau
and sannin (alpinia zerumbet). Chefs have ...
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- Bunga Alpinia
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- Alpinia caerulea - Native Ginger
Alpinia caerulea - Native Ginger
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