Ginger faimily
Tropical plant hilo5.jpg
Reid Torch (Etlingera elatior)
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Zingiberales
Faimily: Zingiberaceae
Martinov[1]
Teep genus
Zingiber
Boehm.
Subdiveesions

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Zingiberaceae 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.

TaxonomyEedit

Cladogram: Phylogeny o Zingiberales[2]
Zingiberales
Zingiberineae
Zingiberariae

Zingiberaceae

Costaceae

Cannariae

Cannaceae

Marantaceae

Strelitziineae

Lowiaceae

Strelitziaceae

Heliconiaceae

Musaceae

SubdiveesionsEedit

 
Globba inflorescence.
 
Zingiber spectabile cultivar Beehive

ReferencesEedit

  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 6 Julie 2013.
  2. Sass et al 2016.