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Common name

English: Bitter ginger, Pinecone ginger

German: Tannenzapfen Ingwer


Kingdom: Plantae (2625)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2528)

    Class: Liliopsida (388)

      Order: Zingiberales (26)

        Family: Zingiberaceae (12)(family description)

          Genus: Zingiber (3)

            Epithet: zerumbet (L.) Sm. (1)

zerumbet => of hindi and/or persian origin for species of Ginger and Curcuma


Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: red

External links

Check for Zingiber zerumbet at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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