EPPO Global Database

Zingiber officinale(ZINOF)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-02-15

Basic information
  • EPPO code: ZINOF
  • Preferred name: Zingiber officinale
  • Authority: (Willdenow) Roscoe

Notes

Tropical Asia. Widely cultivated in warmer countries for its rhizomes, used fresh or dried as a spice or flavouring.


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Amomum zingiber Linnaeus
Zingiber zingiber (Linnaeus) Karsten

Common names
Name Language
ingefær Danish
gemeiner Ingwer German
common ginger English
garden ginger English
ginger común Spanish
jengibre Spanish
jengibre común Spanish
kion Spanish
gingembre commun French
zenzero comune Italian
ショウガ Japanese
shôga Japanese
gewone gember Dutch
imbir lekarski Polish
gengibre Portuguese
gengibre-comum Portuguese
имбирь Russian
vanlig ingefära Swedish
jiāng Chinese
Chinese