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Thurniaceae

The Thurniaceae are a family of flowering plants composed of two genera with four species. The botanical name has been recognized by most taxonomists. In the system of APG II in 2003, also recognizes such a family and assigns it to the order Poal ...

                                               

Aframomum

Aframomum is a genus in the ginger family, Zingiberaceae. It is widespread across tropical Africa as well as on some islands of the Indian Ocean. It is represented by approximately 50 species. It is larger than other genera in its family. Its spe ...

                                               

Alpinia malaccensis

Alpinia malaccensis is a plant in the Zingiberaceae family cultivated for ornamental and medicinal purposes. It is a native of Indonesia and Malaysia. An oil is obtained from dried rhizome. It has many medicinal properties.

                                               

Amomum

Amomum is a genus of plants native to China, the Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia, New Guinea, and Queensland. It includes several species of cardamom, especially black cardamom. Plants of this genus are remarkable for their pungency and aroma ...

                                               

Banana-families

The banana-families or banana group is a basal paraphyletic assemblage in the order Zingiberales that comprises Musaceae, Lowiaceae, Strelitziaceae, and Heliconiaceae. These taxa differentiate from the "ginger-families" derived clade by their ple ...

                                               

Calathea warscewiczii

Calathea warscewiczii is a species of evergreen, perennial, herbaceous plant in the Marantaceae family, endemic to Costa Rica and Nicaragua. It grows up to 0.5 to 1 meters high, by 0.5 to 1 meters wide, with patterned lanceoate leaves, and white ...

                                               

Canna Phasion

Canna Phasion is a medium sized Italian Group cultivar, green, bronze and pink variegated foliage, ovoid shaped, branching habit, oval stems, coloured red, clusters of flowers are open, tangerine-orange and burnt-red, staminodes are large, edges ...

                                               

Canna Pringle Bay

Canna Pringle Bay is a miniature Italian and variegated group canna cultivar, variegated foliage, oval shaped, spreading habit, flowers are open, self-coloured pink, staminodes are large, fertile both ways, not true to type, not self-pollinating, ...

                                               

Canna amabilis

Canna amabilis is a species of herb in the family Cannaceae. It is native to Northern Argentina. It is perennial and is hardy to zone 10 and is frost tender. In the Northern hemisphere it blooms from August to October and seeds ripen in October. ...

                                               

Canna bangii

Plants to 4m tall. Leaves green, lower side more or less soft, with downy hairs. Inflorescences repeatedly branched with persistent floral bracts. Flowers erect, orange-red, 4–7 cm long, composed of 8 or more coloured parts, petals not reflexed, ...

                                               

Ctenanthe

Ctenanthe is a genus of flowering plants of the family Marantaceae described as a genus in 1884. They are evergreen perennials, native to Central and South America. They are grown for their attractive, often variegated foliage. They are frost ten ...

                                               

Curcuma aromatica

Curcuma aromatica is a member of the genus Curcuma belonging to the family Zingiberaceae. Botanically close to Curcuma australasica, wild turmeric has been widely used as a cosmetic herbal in South Asia and nearby regions.

                                               

Ginger-families

The ginger-families or ginger group or Core Zingiberales is a terminal clade in the order Zingiberales that comprises Zingiberaceae, Costaceae, Marantaceae and Cannaceae. Their shared synapomorphy of a single fertile anther and four or five highl ...

                                               

Hedychium

Hedychium is a genus of flowering plants in the ginger family Zingiberaceae, native to lightly wooded habitats in Asia. There are approximately 70-80 known species, native to Southeast Asia and Madagascar. Some species have become widely naturali ...

                                               

Heliconia aurantiaca

Heliconia aurantiaca is a species of flowering plant in the Heliconiaceae family. It is endemic to Central America - south Mexico and Guatemala. Its natural habitat are montane forests.

                                               

Kaempferia elegans

Kaempferia elegans, commonly known as the silver spot, is a shade-loving ginger that has 6" round leaves with three rows of silver spots arranged across them. It has small purple flowers.

                                               

Musa banksii

Musa banksii is a species of wild banana, native to New Guinea and Australia, and most likely introduced to Samoa. It was first described by Ferdinand von Mueller in 1863 from plants collected in Queensland, Australia. Thereafter, taxonomists hav ...

                                               

Musa ingens

The plant species Musa ingens is the physically largest member of the family Musaceae. Growing in the tropical montane forests of New Guinea - Arfak Mountains Regency - Indonesia, its leaves can reach a length of 5 meters and a width of 1 m. The ...

                                               

Musa velutina

Musa velutina, the hairy banana or pink banana, is a species of seeded banana. These plants are originally from Assam and the eastern Himalayas. They are also cultivated in greenhouses and places like Australia. Its fruits are 3 in long, pink, an ...

                                               

Riedelia (plant)

Riedelia is a genus of plants in the Zingiberaceae family. The genus contains approximately 75 species that are distributed among New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, and Maluku Province in eastern Indonesia. Among the described species is Riedelia c ...

                                               

Smithatris

Smithatris is a new genus of the ginger family. The first species of this genus, Smithatris supraneanae, was discovered in 1998 by Kress and Larsen, two researchers from Denmark, in the limestone hills of Saraburi Province, Thailand. The genus wa ...

                                               

Stromanthe

Stromanthe is a genus of plant in family Marantaceae, native to the tropical portions of the Americas from Mexico to Trinidad to northern Argentina. Species Stromanthe hjalmarssonii - Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua. Stromanthe sanguinea - ...

                                               

Banksia arborea

Banksia arborea, commonly known as Yilgarn dryandra, is a plant endemic to Western Australia, notable as it is the only dryandra to grow to tree-like proportions. It is found inland north of Southern Cross. Evaluation of potential impact of clima ...

                                               

Banksia brevidentata

Banksia brevidentata is a prostrate shrub native to the Southwest Botanical Province of Western Australia. It was previously classified as a variety of Banksia gardneri but is most closely related to B. petiolaris.

                                               

Banksia brunnea

Banksia brunnea is a shrub endemic to Western Australia. It was known as Dryandra brownii until 2007, when all Dryandra species were transferred to Banksia by Austin mast and Kevin Thiele. Since there was already a plant named Banksia brownii, th ...

                                               

Banksia cynaroides

Banksia cynaroides is a shrub endemic to Western Australia. In 2008, the assessment of the potential impact of climate change on this species found that it is likely to be doomed to extinction because of loss of habitat 2080, even under mild clim ...

                                               

Banksia densa

Banksia densa is a shrub endemic to Western Australia. It was known as Dryandra conferta until 2007, when all Dryandra species were transferred to Banksia by Austin Mast and Kevin Thiele. As there was already a plant named Banksia conferta, Mast ...

                                               

Banksia drummondii

Banksia drummondii, commonly known as Drummonds dryandra, is a shrub endemic to Western Australia. Depending on the subspecies, flowering occurs either mid-year, or at years end.

                                               

Banksia erythrocephala

Banksia erythrocephala is a shrub endemic to Western Australia. Evaluation of potential impact of climate change on this species found that it was likely to be on the verge of extinction due to loss of habitat 2080, even under mild climate change ...

                                               

Banksia erythrocephala var. erythrocephala

Banksia erythrocephala var. erythrocephala is a variety of Banksia erythrocephala. As an autonym, it is defined as encompassing the type material of the species. It was known as Dryandra erythrocephala var. erythrocephala until 2007, when Austin ...

                                               

Banksia foliolata

Banksia foliolata is a shrub endemic to Western Australia. It was known as Dryandra foliolata until 2007, when all Dryandra species were transferred to Banksia by Austin Mast and Kevin Thiele.

                                               

Banksia formosa

Banksia formosa, commonly known as showy dryandra, is a shrub endemic to Western Australia. It was known as Dryandra formosa until 2007, when all Dryandra species were transferred to Banksia by Austin Mast and Kevin Thiele. Evaluation of potentia ...

                                               

Banksia fraseri var. fraseri

Banksia fraseri var. fraseri is a variety of Banksia fraseri. As an autonym, it is defined as encompassing the type material of the species. It was known as Dryandra fraseri var. fraseri until 2007, when Austin Mast and Kevin Thiele sunk all Drya ...

                                               

Banksia gardneri var. hiemalis

Banksia gardneri var. hiemalis is a variety of Banksia gardneri. It is native to the Southwest Botanical Province of Western Australia. Seeds do not require any treatment, and take around 19 days to germinate.

                                               

Banksia glaucifolia

Banksia glaucifolia is a shrub endemic to Western Australia. It was known as Dryandra of Glauca until 2007, when all Dryandra species were transferred to Banksia by Austin mast and Kevin Thiele. The name "Banksia of Glauca" has been published on ...

                                               

Banksia heliantha

Banksia heliantha, commonly known as oak-leaved dryandra, is a shrub endemic to Western Australia. It was known as Dryandra quercifolia until 2007, when all Dryandra species were transferred to Banksia by Austin mast and Kevin Thiele. As it was a ...

                                               

Banksia hirta

Banksia hirta is a shrub endemic to Western Australia. It was known as Dryandra hirsuta until 2007, when all Dryandra species were transferred to Banksia by Austin mast and Kevin Thiele. As the name "Banksia" already published hirsuta is a synony ...

                                               

Banksia horrida

Banksia horrida, commonly known as prickly dryandra, is a shrub endemic to Western Australia. It was known as Dryandra horrida until 2007, when all Dryandra species were transferred to Banksia by Austin Mast and Kevin Thiele.

                                               

Banksia idiogenes

Banksia idiogenes was first discovered by Alex George in 1986, and published by him in 1996 as Dryandra idiogenes, the specific epithet coming from the Greek idiogenes "distinctive, peculiar", in reference to this species unusual involucrum, indu ...

                                               

Banksia ionthocarpa

Banksia ionthocarpa was first discovered in 1987 by professional seed supplier Peter Luscombe. The following year specimens were collected by both Margaret Pieroni and Alex George. For the next eight years, the species was referred to by the manu ...

                                               

Banksia kippistiana

Banksia kippistiana is a shrub endemic to Western Australia. It was known as Dryandra kippistiana until 2007, when all Dryandra species were transferred to Banksia by Austin Mast and Kevin Thiele. The epithet notes Richard Kippist, librarian to t ...

                                               

Banksia laevigata

Banksia laevigata is a species of shrub in the plant genus Banksia. It occurs in Western Australias semi-arid shrubland from Southern Cross south to the Fitzgerald River National Park. It is composed of two closely related subspecies, B. laevigat ...

                                               

Banksia lanata

The Coomallo banksia is a species of shrub in the plant genus Banksia. It occurs within a range of less than 100 square kilometres between Eneabba and Mount Lesueur, Western Australia. It has roughly spherical inflorescences with flowers of cream ...

                                               

Banksia leptophylla var. leptophylla

Banksia leptophylla var. leptophylla is a variety of Banksia leptophylla. It is native to the Southwest Botanical Province of Western Australia. As an autonym, it is defined as containing the type specimen of the species.

                                               

Banksia meganotia

Banksia meganotia is a shrub endemic to Western Australia. Evaluation of potential impact of climate change on this species found that it was likely to be on the verge of extinction due to loss of habitat 2080, even under mild climate change scen ...

                                               

Banksia mimica

Banksia mimica, commonly known as summer honeypot, is a shrub endemic to Western Australia. Until 2007 it was known as Dryandra mimica, in 2007 all Dryandra species were transferred into Banksia.

                                               

Banksia mucronulata

Banksia mucronulata, commonly known as swordfish dryandra, is a shrub endemic to Western Australia. It was known as Dryandra mucronulata until 2007, when all Dryandra species were transferred to Banksia by Austin Mast and Kevin Thiele.

                                               

Banksia nana

Banksia nana, commonly known as dwarf dryandra, is a shrub endemic to Western Australia. It was known as Dryandra nana until 2007, when all Dryandra species were transferred to Banksia by Austin Mast and Kevin Thiele.

                                               

Banksia nutans var. cernuella

Banksia nutans var. cernuella is a variety of Banksia nutans. It is native to the Southwest Botanical Province of Western Australia. Seeds do not require any treatment, and take around 17 days to germinate.

                                               

Banksia nutans var. nutans

Banksia nutans var. nutans is a variety of the plant Banksia nutans. It is native to the Southwest Botanical Province of Western Australia. As an autonym, its name is defined as containing the type specimen of the species.

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