EPPO Global Database

Alpinia zerumbet(AIIZE)

Overview
Code created in: 2000-06-06

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: AIIZE
  • Preferred name: Alpinia zerumbet
  • Authority: (Persoon) Burtt & Smith

Notes

Bangladesh, China (including Taiwan), Japan (Ryukyu islands), Indochina. Cultivated as an ornamental. Introduced in Malesia (Philippines), USA (Florida), Central America, Caribbean, South America (Bolivia)


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Alpinia speciosa (Wendland) Schumann

Common names
Name Language
pink porcelain lily English
shell ginger English
shell plant English
nickende Alpinie German
grand dégonflé French
lavande blanche French
lirio de Colón Spanish
alpínia Portuguese
colónia Portuguese
flor-concha Portuguese
galanga Portuguese
gengibre-concha Portuguese
arupinia Japanese
kifugettô Japanese
アルピニア Japanese
キフゲットウ Japanese
альпиния церумбет Russian
yàn shān jiāng Chinese
艳山姜 Chinese