Zingiberaceae (Ginger Family)

Zingiberaceae is commonly known as the Ginger Family. The Zingiberaceae is a family from Zingiberales Order, splits from Liliopsida Class. It is a family among about 406 families in Magnoliophytaor Flowering Plants Division. The family consists of 50 genera and more than 1,500 species.

Genera in Zingiberaceae:
  • Aframomum
  • Elettaria
  • Kaempferia
  • Scaphochlamys
  • Alpinia
  • Elettariopsis
  • Laosanthus
  • Siamanthus
  • Amomum
  • Etlingera
  • Leptosolena
  • Siliquamomum
  • Aulotandra
  • Gagnepainia
  • Myxochlamys
  • Siliquamonum
  • Boesenbergia
  • Geocharis
  • Nanochilus
  • Siphonochilus
  • Burbidgea
  • Geostachys
  • Parakaempferia
  • Smithatris
  • Camptandra
  • Globba
  • Plagiostachys
  • Stadiochilus
  • Caulokaempferia
  • Haniffia
  • Pleuranthodium
  • Stahlianthus
  • Cautleya
  • Haplochorema
  • Pommereschia
  • Tamijia
  • Cornukaempferia
  • Hedychium
  • Renealmia
  • Vanoverberghia
  • Curcuma
  • Hemiorchis
  • Rhynchanthus
  • Zingiber
  • Cyphostigma
  • Hitchenia
  • Riedelia

  • Distichochlamys
  • Hornstedtia
  • Roscoea


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Alpinia mutica Kaempferia galanga Kaempferia pulchra Zingiber zerumbet subsp. zerumbet