Research Paper

Zingiber magang and Z. tamii (Zingiberaceae), two new species from central Vietnam

Ngọc-Sam Ly, Dang-Giap Do, Ngọc-Giang Cao, Ba-Vuong Truong, Van-Thanh Nguyen, Jana Leong-Skornickova

Published on: 11 May 2021

Page: 232 - 240

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2021.66.232


Zingiber magang and Z. tamii, two new species of Zingiber sect. Cryptanthium (Zingiberaceae) from central Vietnam are described and illustrated. Information on their distribution, ecology, phenology, uses and vernacular names are provided. A preliminary IUCN conservation assessment of each of these species is proposed. A key to species of Zingiber sect. Cryptanthium in Vietnam is also given.

Keyword: Annamite range, endemic species, monocots, taxonomy, Zingiber sect. Cryptanthium

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