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

Indian subcontinent, China, southeast Asia. Widely cultivated in warmer countries for its rhizomes, used fresh or dried as a spice or flavouring. Introduced in Madagascar, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, Australia


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

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