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Welcome to the Zingiberaceae resource centre

This website provides information to taxonomists working on the flowering plant family Zingiberaceae (Gingers). It includes information on scientific names, type specimens, general herbarium collections and publications. The information is  frequently updated so if you would like us to add anything please contact us. 
To cite this resource please use the following:
Newman, M. et al. (2005–). Zingiberaceae Resource Centre. Online database available from

For a full list of contributors please refer to the acknowledgements page of this site.