Research Paper

Etlingera hamiguitanensis (Zingiberaceae; Alpinieae), a new ginger species from Davao Oriental, Philippines

Mark Arcebal K. Naive

Published on: 06 October 2017

Page: 340 - 344

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2017.62.340

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2017 vol.62 no.4 pp.340-344


Etlingera hamiguitanensis Naive, belonging to family Zingiberaceae, is described and illustrated from the Philippines as a new species. Although similar to Etlingera philippinensis, the new species is clearly distinguished by having a shorter and heart-shaped labellum. It is also allied to E. penicillata, however, the new species clearly distinguished by having red sterile bracts.

Keyword: Alpinioideae, Etlingera, Mindanao, Mount Hamiguitan, New species, Philippines