Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Randall RP, 2012. com), Tropical monsoon climate ( < 60mm precipitation driest month but > (100 - [total annual precipitation(mm}/25])), As - Tropical savanna climate with dry summer, < 60mm precipitation driest month (in summer) and < (100 - [total annual precipitation{mm}/25]), Aw - Tropical wet and dry savanna climate, < 60mm precipitation driest month (in winter) and < (100 - [total annual precipitation{mm}/25]), Alpinia purpurata (Vieill.) Washington, DC, USA: Smithsonian Institution. For A. purpurata it is highly recommended to gather information in the following areas: Acevedo-Rodríguez P; Strong MT, 2005. The genus is honoured to the Italian physician and botanist Prospero Alpini (1553-1617) ; the Latin name of the species “purpurata” = dressed in purple, refers to the colour of the inflorescences. anomala ; Alpinia purpurata var. TROPICAL FLOWERS AND GARDEN PLANTS OF MALAYSIA *****In my garden there is a large place for sentiment. Flowering plants from Cuban gardens. Wallingford, UK: CABI, CABI, Undated a. CABI Compendium: Status inferred from regional distribution. Monocotyledoneas (Orchidaceae-Zingiberaceae). The family Zingiberaceae includes approximately 52 genera and 1340 species. http://ecflora.cavehill.uwi.edu/index.html. This is the Alpinia purpurata. It is listed as invasive in Cuba and on several Pacific islands including Hawaii, Fiji, Micronesia, Guam, Palau, and Tonga (Space and Flynn, 2002; Space and Imalda, 2004). Alpinia Roxb. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden, 85(3):2549-2554. One or more of the features that are needed to show you the maps functionality are not available in the web browser that you are using. Space JC; Imada CT, 2004. Wagner W L, Herbst D R, Sohmer S H, 1999. Growing tips. K. Schum. Fruits are capsules nearly globose, 2-3 cm in diameter. Molina R A, 1975. Space JC; Flynn T, 2002b. Catalogue of vascular plants of Panama. Alpinia purpurata; Media in category "Alpinia purpurata" The following 200 files are in this category, out of 275 total. Alpinia purpurata grow and care – herbaceous geophyte of the genus Alpinia also known as Red ginger, Alpinia purpurata perennial evergreen used as ornamental fragrant cut flower plant, can grow in tropics, mediterranean or subtropics climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 11+. Plant Common Name. Florence J, Chevillotte H, Ollier C, Meyer JY, 2011. Plant Name. Space JC, Imada CT, 2004. Bissea: Boletín sobre Conservación de Plantas del Jardín Botánico Nacional de Cuba, 6(Special Issue 1):22-96. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Plant Name. Chromosome counts of some zingiberaceous species from Thailand. K. Schum. My garden of flowers is also my garden of thoughts and dreams. Compendium record. Idárraga-Piedrahita A; Ortiz RDC; Callejas Posada R; Merello M, 2011. http://ecflora.cavehill.uwi.edu/index.html, CABI, Undated. Alpinia grandis K.Schum. K. Schum. In: Bissea: Boletin sobre Conservacion de Plantad del Jardin Botanico Nacional, 6 [ed. They look like the bloom, but the true flower is the small white flower on top. Native to the South Pacific, this large evergreen perennial bears showy conical clusters of brilliant red flower bracts and small white true flowers atop tall stems whenever temperatures are warm and soil moist. Seeds approximately 3 mm long, angled (Wagner et al., 1999). Ginger, torch ginger, ginger lily. The deep green leaves are alternate Alpinia purpurata and sessile (lacking a petiole), with a Zingiberaceae (ginger) family Light . There is yet another species of Alpinia popularly seen in Malaysian gardens. (Base de données botaniques Nadeaud de l'Herbier de la Polynésie Française (PAP))., http://www.herbier-tahiti.pf. 1192 pp. USDA Forest Service and Bishop Museum, Honolulu. 1-140. Report to the Republic of Palau on invasive plant species of environmental concern. In monocotyledonous plants, the rhizomes are developed, from which many stems are served. Later, by 1974, R.A. Howard reported this species for the Lesser Antilles (Howard, 1974). Common Name: Red Ginger. 1918 + [1] pp. Hawaii Native Status: Introduced. The much more conspicuous floral bracts are red, pink, or white. Honolulu, Hawaii, USA: University of Hawaii Press/Bishop Museum Press, 1919 pp. Surv. Bot. 19 (1), 1-118. long sheath that wraps around the . It grows best in partially shaded areas, but it is also adapted to grow in shaded areas as well as in open areas with full sunlight (Wagner et al., 1999; Acevedo-Rodríguez and Strong, 2005; Kress et al., 2005). Recommendations for management and control in natural areas. Florence J; Chevillotte H; Ollier C; Meyer JY, 2011. 2005, Debris and waste associated with human activities, http://botany.si.edu/Antilles/WestIndies/catalog.htm, http://ecflora.cavehill.uwi.edu/index.html, http://www.cabi.org/isc/FullTextPDF/2013/20133109119.pdf, http://www.hear.org/pier/pdf/cook_islands_report.pdf, http://www.hear.org/pier/reports/niue_report_2004.htm, https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxon/taxonomysearch.aspx, Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License, Alpinea purpurata (red ginger) growing in Puerto Rico, Alpinia purpurata (red ginger); growing in Puerto Rico, showing flowers and foliage, Spreading in the Luquillo Mountains Reserve. Zingiberaceae. Alpinia purpurata or Red Ginger is a plant that epitomizes the tropics with its lance shaped glossy bright green leaves all year round. Kress WJ; Liu AZ; Newman M; Li QingJun, 2005. in calcareous soils is a common prob-Leaves . . A. purpurata has been actively introduced as an ornamental and cut-flower plant in tropical regions. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica, Vol. (Vieill.). Kaneh. https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxon/taxonomysearch.aspx. Preferred Name Alpinia purpurata (In use by NZOR) No subordinate taxa. For the West Indies, the year of introduction of this species is uncertain. Family Zingiberaceae. Find plants by name, distance or feature. Plant Characteristics. , 2012. Fosberg FR; Sachet M-H; Oliver R, 1987. Botanical Name: Alpinia purpurata. Family. A. purpurata is commonly planted for ornamental purposes throughout the tropics and it can persist in some areas such as urban forests, abandoned gardens and old yards. Your Zone Dwarf Red Ginger (Alpinia purpurata) Dwarf Red Ginger makes an excellent tropical plant for containers since it only grows 3’ tall with lush, lance-shaped foliage and bright red floral spikes that measure 6-12” long. We are updating Alpinia purpurata information frequently. Under natural conditions, it can be found growing in moist secondary forests, moist roadsides, riverbanks, edges of mangrove swamps, and wetlands (Wagner et al., 1999; Acevedo-Rodríguez and Strong, 2005). Alpinia grandis K.Schum. A. purpurata is able to grow forming dense thickets and displacing native vegetation principally in moist habitats such as riverbanks, edges of wetlands and mangroves, and the understory of moist secondary forests (Space and Flynn, 2002; Space et al., 2003; Space and Imada, 2004). Flower Color: White. In: Monocots and Gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, [ed. by Jørgensen P M, León-Yànez S]. Enumeration of the plants of Honduras. A Global Compendium of Weeds. 273 pp. This is another group of plants that has close resemblances to this pair. Listado de las Plantas Vasculares del Departamento de Antioquia:939 pp. The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. My Tropical Plants Finder. Reproductive biology and breeding system. García-Mendoza AJ; Meave Castillo JAdel, 2011. More information about modern web browsers can be found at http://browsehappy.com/. Application - has vernacular Full Name Red ginger Name Id a89f6915-7133-460a-83d5-7fb42294726b According To Nicol, E. R. 1997: Common Names of Plants in New Zealand. Common Name: Alpinia purpurata Difficulty: Easy to grow Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer Height: 8 to 10 Soil: well-drained soil Sunlight: Full Sun Temperature: 0° to 5° F, Water: medium Bloom Time: Early summer. Julissa Rojas-Sandoval, Department of Botany-Smithsonian NMNH, Washington DC, USA, Pedro Acevedo-Rodríguez, Department of Botany-Smithsonian NMNH, Washington DC, USA. Biol. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany, 98:1192 pp. A. purpurata spreads by seeds and by rhizome division and has the potential to grow forming dense thickets, principally in moist habitats. For any queries, feel free contact us via mail. Scientific Name. Despite its reputation to grow only in tropical climes I have had this Alpinia purpurata come back for 4 years now after every winter in my zone 6b climate in southern PA. Catalogue of the Seed Plants of the West Indies. http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/. But what it’s famous for is the bright red or pink bracts that look stunning. In: Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden, 85 (3) 2549-2554. http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/. Gard, 75. i-viii, 1-1182. In: Micronesia, 20 (1-2) 19-129. TROPICAL FLOWERS AND GARDEN PLANTS OF MALAYSIA *****In my garden there is a large place for sentiment. Bissea: Boletin sobre Conservacion de Plantad del Jardin Botanico Nacional, 6:1-140. Guillainia purpurata Vieill. it is a human commensal), Highly likely to be transported internationally deliberately, Highly likely to be transported internationally illegally. Report to the Government of the Cook Islands on invasive plant species of environmental concern. (Acevedo-Rodríguez, pers. ALPINIA purpurata. History. A geographical checklist of the Micronesian monocotyledonae. Common Name(s): ginger-lily [English] alpinia [English] Taxonomic Status: Current Standing: accepted Data Quality Indicators: Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met Global Species Completeness: partial : Latest Record Review: 2010 Eksomtramage L; Sirirugsa P; Jivanit P; Maknoi C, 2002. [Flora de Nicaragua.]. Impact of this species on native plants and natural communities. 3. Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares, vol. Catalogue of vascular plants of Panama (Catalogo de Plantas Vasculares de Panama. Schum., 1904, Tolerates, or benefits from, cultivation, browsing pressure, mutilation, fire etc, Benefits from human association (i.e. Washington DC, USA: Smithsonian Institution. Cont. A checklist of the total vascular plant flora of Singapore., Singapore: National University of Singapore, Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research. A. purpurata has been widely planted as an ornamental in tropical regions and has escaped from gardens and yards, principally invading moist habitats (Wagner et al., 1999; Space et al., 2003; Space and Imada, 2004). Guillainia novo-ebudica F.Muell. Monocotyledoneas (Orchidaceae-Zingiberaceae). viii + 1182 pp. Gradually the plant that lined the city streets, in front of offices has slowly given way to more glamorous hybrid. by Hammel B E, Grayum M H, Herrara C, Zamora N]. [UNDP NIU/98/G31 - Niue Enabling Activity.] Oviedo Prieto R; Herrera Oliver P; Caluff MG, et al. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Jamaica Plain, MA, USA: Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University. by Acevedo-Rodríguez P, Strong M T]. The thoughts grow as freely as the flowers, and the dreams are as beautiful. Inflorescences terminal on leafy shoots, unbranched (occasionally branched in cultivated forms), basically cylindrical, 15-30 cm long, usually elongating considerably with age, primary bracts usually red (occasionally pink or white in cultivated forms), ovate or broadly obovate, 2.5-3 cm long at anthesis, elongating to 4-6 cm long in fruit, apex mucronate, persistent, rachis glabrous, or rarely pubescent, bracteoles reddish, tubular, 6-10 mm long, with a subapical spur; floral tube 2-2.7 mm long; calyx reddish, 1.7-2.7 cm long, glabrous, each lobe with a subapical spur; corolla white, exserted just beyond primary bracts; labellum white, with 2 distinct lateral lobes and a central segment that is distinctly 3-lobed or subentire, about as long as corolla lobes; stamen 6-7 mm long; ovary 3-4 mm long, glabrous. Members of this family are perennial herbs, mostly with creeping horizontal or tuberous rhizomes, generally aromatic and rich in starch (Acevedo-Rodríguez and Strong, 2005). – red ginger Alpinia purpurata, red ginger, also called ostrich plume and pink cone ginger, are native Malaysian plants with showy flowers on long brightly colored red bracts. I grew it as a house plant from a cutting from Hawaii. Alpinia purpurata. 1 & 2. Lincoln, Manaaki Whenua Press. Alpinias have gorgeous leaves with a striking tropical look. Flower Color: White. (Diversidad Florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas ()., México: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Guillainia novo-ebudica F.Muell. Report to the Republic of Kiribati on invasive plant species on the islands of Tarawa, Abemama, Butaritari and Maiana. A study using plants from Thailand showed that the chromosome number in A. purpurata is 2n = 48 (Eksomtramage et al., 2002). National list of invasive and potentially invasive plants in the Republic of Cuba - 2011. González-Torres LR; Rankin R; Palmarola A (eds), 2012. 2003-006 to the Pac. Howard RA, 1974. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i, Vols. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawaii. [ed. Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide. http://www.hear.org/pier/reports/niue_report_2004.htm, USDA-ARS, 2012. Alpinias are great as cut flowers and are very popular in Hawaiian tropical flower arrangements. (Lista nacional de especies de plantas invasoras y potencialmente invasoras en la República de Cuba - 2011). Ceiba. Beltsville, Maryland, USA: National Germplasm Resources Laboratory. Synonym: Guillainia purpurata. Common Name: Scientific Name: Alpinia purpurata 'Purest White', Red Ginger. It has been actively introduced as an ornamental in gardens and yards throughout the tropics. 2003-006 to the Pac. Pictures, scientific name, common name and origin of flora of Malaysia. A. purpurata is an important ornamental plant widely cultivated in tropical areas (Kress et al., 2005). Zingiberaceae. no. St. Louis, Missouri, USA: Missouri Botanical Garden. Plants of the Eastern Caribbean. Growth Form: It is a herbaceous plants which grows upright up to 4 meters tall, and has leafy, cane-like stems. Acevedo-Rodríguez P; Strong MT, 2012. From within the red inflorescence, small, white, tubular flowers emerge a … Anon, 1999. English: ginger lily; jungle king; ostrich plume; pink cone ginger; Spanish: ginger rojo; jenjibre cimarrón; jenjibre rojo; Local Common Names. http://botany.si.edu/Antilles/WestIndies/catalog.htm, Broome R; Sabir K; Carrington S, 2007. Hawaii Native Status: Introduced. Leaves color green linear shape the structure emerged on stem in round growth. Missouri, USA: Missouri Botanical Garden. 351 pp. The much more conspicuous floral bracts are red, pink, or white. Hawaii, USA: USDA Forest Service, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, 80 pp. St. Louis, Missouri, USA: Missouri Botanical Garden. Monocots and Gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Acevedo-Rodríguez and Strong, World Checklist of Zingiberaceae., Richmond, London, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Online database. García-Mendoza AJ, Meave Castillo JA del, 2011. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Idárraga-Piedrahita A, Ortiz RDC, Callejas Posada R, Merello M, 2011. Catalogue of the Seed Plants of the West Indies. Botanical Name: Alpinia purpurata Common Name: Purest White Origin: Height: 5-8’ Light: Shade Water: Keep soil moist Bloom: Repeatedly Comments: Beautiful white flower, Long leafy green stalks, do not over water this plant by González-Torres LR, Rankin R, Palmarola A]. [ed. (1904) is native to the humid forests of Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, New Caledonia and Vanuatu. A checklist of the total vascular plant flora of Singapore. Monocots and Gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. A. purpurata is native to Malesia (Papua New Guinea) and the Southwestern Pacific (New Caledonia, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu). CABI is a registered EU trademark. Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. Cooper. ©G.A. Provided by Smithsonian Institution, Department of Botany. grandis ; Other Scientific Names. ), Panama: Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, 599 pp. Plant Characteristics. Alpinia purpurata, grown in a concrete raised planter #1/2. ([English title not available]). Alpinia purpurata, Synonym: Guillainia purpurata, Common name: Ginger Lily, Red Ginger, Lavandre Rouge Plant Family : Belongs to the Zingiberaceae or Ginger family, which includes the cultivated Ginger of commerce (Zingiber officinale) and the common Shell Ginger (A. zerumbet) . International Common Names. Hammel BE; Grayum MH; Herrera C; Zamora N, 2003. Roots: Aromatic rhizomes, grow and spread in thick … (Catalogo de Plantas Vasculares de Panama)., Panama: Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. Please consider upgrading your browser to the latest version or installing a new browser. A. purpurata is an ornamental herb listed as a “cultivation escape” in the Global Compendium of Weeds (Randall, 2012). The genus Alpinia is the largest and most widespread genus in the Zingiberaceae with about 230 species occurring from Sri Lanka to China, Japan, Southeastern Asia, the Pacific Islands (i.e., Fiji, Samoa, and Caroline Islands), and Australia (i.e., New South Wales; Kress et al., 2005). Govaerts R, 2013. Maas PJM, Kamer HM, 2001. In: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares, 2 Vasculares del Departamento de Antioquia. (Enumeración de las plantas de Honduras) Ceiba, 19(1):1-118. One year I put it outside to get it to bloom. Report to the Republic of Palau on invasive plant species of environmental concern., Honolulu, USA: USDA Forest Service. Invasive plants in Cuba. Flora of Antioquia. Broome R, Sabir K, Carrington S, 2007. Please enter your feedback regarding the status of this name in New Zealand. Report to the Government of Niue and the United Nations Development Programme: Invasive plant species on Niue following Cyclone Heta. Wagner WL; Herbst DR; Sohmer SH, 1999. – ginger-lily, alpinia : Species: Alpinia purpurata (Vieill.) Space JC; Waterhouse BM; Newfield M; Bull C, 2004. Alpinia purpurata var. 80 pp. carruthersii 'Reticulatum', Leptospermum brachyandrum (Australian Willow). Source plants faster than ever with our revolutionary plant search engine. Govaerts R, 2013. Perth, Australia: Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia, 1124 pp. It also produces showy flower heads with delicate white flowers growing from the axils of the stunning, bright red bracts. Alpinia purpurata, Red Ginger, Alpinia merah, 紅花月桃. (Base de données botaniques Nadeaud de l'Herbier de la Polynésie Française (PAP).) Scientific Name: Alpinia purpurata. Washington DC, USA: Smithsonian Institution, Department of Botany National Museum of Natural History. 2. [English title not available]. In: Cont. Other Names: Ostrich Plumes, Pink Cone Ginger, Jungle king, Teuila Flower, and Tahitian ginger. Scientific Name: Alpinia purpurata. http://www.cabi.org/isc/FullTextPDF/2013/20133109119.pdf. Genus Alpinia purpurata. (Flora de Antioquia). About 50 species occur in tropical and subtropical regions.The sweetly scented flowers are borne in spirally arranged clusters. Languas purpurata (Vieill.) It has been widely cultivated in the tropics as an ornamental (USDA-ARS, 2012; Govaerts, 2013). 939 pp. Common names: Red Ginger, Red Cone Ginger, Jungle King, Ostrich Plume. Biol. Acevedo-Rodríguez P, Strong M T, 2012. Ginger Flower Meaning. 599 pp. Zingiberaceae. Introduction Common name : Red ginger Botanical name : Alpinia purpurata Family : Zingiberaceae Foliage : Evergreen Size : Height up to 12 ft., Width up to 3 ft. Flowering period : Early summer to late summer Foliage color : Red, white, pink The genus is named after the Italian botanist Prosper Alpinus 3. Syst. ... Alpinia purpurata red ginger Alpinia zerumbet shellplant Legal Status. (7) Evaluation of in vitro antioxidant and anticancer activity of Alpinia purpurata / Chinthamony Arul Raj, Paramasivam Ragavendran, Dominic Sophia, Muthaiyan Ahalliya Rathi, Velliyur Kanniappan Gopalakrishnan* / Chinese Journal of Natural Medicines 2012, 10(4): 0263−0268 Medicines / doi: 10.3724/SP.J.1009.2012.00263 Leaves oblong, 30-80 cm long, 10-22 cm wide, glabrous, apex short acuminate, sessile, ligules unequally 2-lobed, 7-20 mm long, pubescent, sheaths pubescent at apex and along margins. Growth Habit: Herb/Forb. lem. This naturalized ornamental garden plant is native to parts of Melanesia. Growth Habit: Herb/Forb. – red ginger. My Tropical Plants Finder: Alpinia purpurata - Red Ginger. Honolulu, USA: University of Hawai'i Press/Bishop Museum Press. [English title not available]. My Nice Flowers - The Plant Finder Blog is copyright of Elaine M.L. Alpinia purpurata 'White' Ginger . (Plantas Invasoras en Cuba.) General Description. Space JC, Flynn T, 2002. Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report. Yim aka Autumn Belle, Royal Floria Putrajaya 2019 at Taman Botani Putrajaya Precinct 1, My Garden Directory - Nurseries & Garden Supplies, Buying Plants and Flowers from nurseries in Selangor Green Lane, Euphorbia tithymaloides ssp smallii 'Nanus' - Jacob's Ladder, Pseuderanthemum carruthersii var. ~Abram L. Urban, Photo taken at: The Secret Garden of 1-Utama, All Rights Reserved. Missouri Bot. Honolulu, USA: USDA Forest Service. Molina RA, 1975. World Checklist of Zingiberaceae. Invasive plants in Cuba. In Puerto Rico, it has been recorded at the edges of rainforests in El Yunque National Forest (Acevedo-Rodríguez, personal observation). no. In Hawaii, it was introduced as an ornamental as early as 1928 (Wagner et al., 1999). Space JC, Waterhouse BM, Miles JE, Tiobech J, Rengulbai K, 2003. Jørgensen PM; León-Yànez S, 1999. Songklanakarin Journal of Science and Technology, 24:311-319. The Alpinia purpurata. In Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands it is commonly planted in gardens and yards throughout the islands (Acevedo-Rodríguez and Strong, 2005). http://www.hear.org/pier/pdf/cook_islands_report.pdf. Anon, 2003. Honolulu, Hawaii, USA: USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research Station, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, 148 pp. Alpinia purpurata or Red Ginger (scientific name: Alpinia purpurata) is native to the Pacific islands such as Malaysia and is evergreen perennial of the family Zingiberaceae. Alpinia purpurata (Vieill.) Leaf blades are oblong, 12–32 Common names: light. Languas purpurata (Vieill.) A. purpurata spreads by seeds and by rhizome division (Wagner et al., 1999; Acevedo-Rodríguez and Strong, 2005). More plant info here. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica v. 3. Cuba: alpinia Online Database. Rhizomes and stalks of this plant have a strong spicy scent. (Plantas Invasoras en Cuba). American Journal of Botany, 92(1):167-178. http://www.amjbot.org/, Maas PJM; Kamer HM, 2001. Common name: Red Ginger, Ostrich Plume, Pink Cone Ginger Alpinia purpurata close up of flowers. Report to the Government of Samoa on invasive plant species of environmental concern. Chong KY; Tan HTW; Corlett RT, 2009. (Enumeración de las plantas de Honduras). Richmond, London: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. © Copyright 2020 CAB International. Alpinia purpurata (Vieill.) New York, USA: Criterion Books, 365 pp. The Plants Database includes the following 7 species of Alpinia . Kaneh. http://www.herbier-tahiti.pf. Barbados: University of the West Indies. K. Schum. Anon, 2005. 415 pp. (Flora de Antioquia.) A. purpurata is an ornamental herb listed as a “cultivation escape” in the Global Compendium of Weeds (Randall, 2012). Correa A; Galdames MDC; Stapf MNS, 2004. Zingiberaceae, also known as “the ginger family” is a pantropical family of plants with the centre of distribution in Southeastern Asia (with 80-90% of the taxa). Alpinia plants grow from large rhizomes, and flowers grow on long racemes. The first report for the West Indies was made in 1952 for the island of Cuba (Women’s Club of Havana Garden Section, 1952). http://botany.si.edu/Antilles/WestIndies/catalog.htm. A. purpurata prefers to grow in moist areas from low to middle elevation forests with warm temperatures and high precipitation regimes. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report. 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