EPPO Global Database

Alpinia purpurata(AIIPU)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: AIIPU
  • Preferred name: Alpinia purpurata
  • Authority: (Viellard) Schumann

Notes

Malesia, New Guinea, Pacific islands. Cultivated as an ornamental. Introduced in India, Indochina, Mexico, South America (Colombia to Peru)


Common names
Name Language
red ginger English
scharlachrote Alpinie German
lavande rouge French
gengibre rojo Spanish
gengibre-púrpura Portuguese