Zingiberaceae

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Ginger faimily
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Reid Torch (Etlingera elatior)
Scienteefic clessification
Kinrick: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Zingiberales
Faimily: Zingiberaceae
Martinov[1]
Teep genus
Zingiber
Boehm.
Subdiveesions

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Zingiberaceae /ˌzɪnɪbəˈrs/ is the name o a faimily, the ginger faimily, o flouerin plants consisting o aromatic perennial yerbs wi creepin horizontal or tuberous rhizomes, comprisin aboot 52 genera an mair nor 1300 species, distributit throughoot tropical Africae, Asie, an the Americas.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (2009). "An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III" (PDF). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 161 (2): 105–121. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00996.x. Retrieved 2013-07-06.