Hedychium gardnerianum

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Hedychium gardnerianum


Taxonavigation: Zingiberales
Classification System: APG III (down to family level)

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Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Zingiberales

Familia: Zingiberaceae
Subfamilia: Zingiberoideae
Tribus: Zingibereae
Genus: Hedychium
Species: Hedychium gardnerianum


Hedychium gardnerianum Sheppard ex Ker Gawl., 1824.


  • Heterotypic
    • Gamochilus speciosus T.Lestib., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., II, 15: 341. 1841.
    • Hedychium gardnerianum var. pallidum (Regel) Baker, Fl. Brit. India (J.D.Hooker) 6: 230. 1892.
    • Hedychium pallidum Regel, Index Seminum (LE) 1856: 23. 1856.


  • Homonyms
    • Hedychium gardnerianum Roscoe (1828) = Hedychium × moorei W.Watson
    • Hedychium gardnerianum Griff. (1851) =  ?



  • Ker Gawler, J.B. 1824. Botanical Register; Consisting of Coloured Figures of Exotic Plants Cultivated in British Gardens; with their History and Mode of Treatment. London 9: t. 774.
  • USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. [1]

Vernacular names[edit]

Afrikaans: Kahili-gemmerlelie
English: Kahili Ginger, Ginger Lily
français: Longose
suomi: Keltatuoksuinkivääri
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