Research Paper

Two new Zingiber (Zingiberaceae) species from Arunachal Pradesh, Northeastern India

Thachat Jayakrishnan, Alfred Joe, Vadkkoot Sankaran Hareesh, Mamiyil Sabu

Published on: 05 March 2021

Page: 101 - 112

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2021.66.101

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2021 vol.66 no.1 pp.101-112


Two new species of Zingiber viz. Z. cornigrum and Z. campanulatum from Arunachal Pradesh, North-East India are described. In addition to morphology, data from anatomy, pollen morphology and molecular biology are also used. A key to the Zingiber Sect. Cryptanthium from Northeastern India is provided.

Keyword: Anatomy, ITS gene, Palynology, Sect. Cryptanthium, Zingiber cornigerum, Zingiber campanulatum