EPPO Global Database

Hedychium coronarium(HEYCO)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-11-13

Basic information
  • EPPO code: HEYCO
  • Preferred name: Hedychium coronarium
  • Authority: König

Notes

Indian subcontinent, China, southeast Asia. Cultivated as an ornamental. Introduced in Korea, southern Africa, Madagascar, USA (Florida), Mexico, Caribbean, South America, Australia


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Hedychium sulphureum Wallich

Common names
Name Language
butterfly ginger English
butterfly lily English
garland flower English
garland lily English
ginger-lily English
kahili ginger English
salmon butterfly ginger English
white ginger lily English
Kronenkranzblume German
Schmetterlingsblume German
weiße Hedychie German
longouze French
dulce nieve Spanish (MX)
jazmín cimarrón Spanish (MX)
jazmín del rio Spanish (MX)
mariposa Spanish (MX)
perlas de Orient Spanish (GT)
vlindergember Dutch
borboleta Portuguese (BR)
cardamomo-do-mato Portuguese (BR)
escalda-mão Portuguese (BR)
lágrima-de-moça Portuguese (BR)
lágrima-de-venus Portuguese (BR)
lírio-do-brejo Portuguese (BR)
napoleão Portuguese (BR)
olímpia Portuguese (BR)
jiāng huā Chinese
姜花 Chinese