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Common name

Mandarin: 柱根姜 (zhu gen jiang)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2509)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2408)

    Class: Liliopsida (370)

      Order: Zingiberales (25)

        Family: Zingiberaceae (11) (family description)

          Genus: Zingiber (2)

           Epithet: smilesianum Craib (1)

Synonym: Zingiber teres S.Q.Tong & Y.M.Xia

teres => rounded off, smooth, round

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Zingiber smilesianum at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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