EPPO Global Database

Zingiber zerumbet(ZINZE)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ZINZE
  • Preferred name: Zingiber zerumbet
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Smith

Notes

Himalayas, Indian peninsula, Bangladesh, northeast India, China (including Taiwan), Indochina, Malesia. Cultivated as an ornamental. Introduced in Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Caribbean, Australia


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Amomum zerumbet Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
awapumi English
bitter ginger English
red pinecone ginger English
shampoo ginger English
wild ginger English
zerumbet ginger English
gengibre-amargo Portuguese
gengibre-zarumbete Portuguese
jenjibre-amargo Portuguese (BR)
hóng qiú jiāng Chinese
红球姜 Chinese