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Internal ID UUID644007ef8e45b657879037
Scientific name Roscoea alpina
Authority Royle
First published in Ill. bot. Himal. Mts. 361

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Scientific name Authority First published in
Roscoea alpina var. minor Royle Ill. bot. Himal. Mts. 361
Roscoea exilis Horan. Prodr. Monogr. Scitam. 21
Roscoea intermedia Gagnep. Bull. Soc. Bot. France 48:LXXIII. (1901)
Roscoea longifolia Baker Fl. Brit. India 208
Roscoea intermedia var. intermedia Gagnep. Bull. Soc. Bot. France 48:LXXIII. (1901)

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Language Common/alternative name
Malayalam റോസ്കോയ ആൽപിന
Chinese 黄花蔷薇
Chinese 象牙参
Chinese 高山象牙参
Chinese 高山象牙參
Chinese 高山象牙蔘

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Roscoea alpina f. pallida Cowley Gen. Roscoea 45, pl.1. fig.15

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Sow seeds at 20°C, expecting germination within 3 months without further temperature treatment.
Requires Darkness: These seeds need to be covered with soil or otherwise kept in the dark to germinate properly. Light inhibits their germination process.

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- Extinct
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- Native
  • Asia-tropical
    • Indian Subcontinent
      • East Himalaya
      • Nepal
      • Pakistan
      • West Himalaya

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Database ID/link to page
World Flora Online wfo-0000523330
Tropicos 34500853
The Plant List kew-262561
Open Tree Of Life 971946
NCBI Taxonomy 105373
IPNI 798106-1
iNaturalist 550920
GBIF 5301278
Freebase /m/0h95vmz
EOL 249441
Wikipedia Roscoea_alpina

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Genomic Insights into High-Altitude Adaptation: A Comparative Analysis of Roscoea alpina and R. purpurea in the Himalayas Wang YL, Li L, Paudel BR, Zhao JL Int J Mol Sci 14-Feb-2024
The effect of elevational gradient on alpine gingers (Roscoea alpina and R. purpurea) in the Himalayas Paudel BR, Dyer AG, Garcia JE, Shrestha M PeerJ 17-Sep-2019
Traditional Herbal Knowledge among the Inhabitants: A Case Study in Urgam Valley of Chamoli Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India Singh A, Hart R, Chandra S, Nautiyal MC, Sayok AK Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 03-Jun-2019
Ginger and the beetle: Evidence of primitive pollination system in a Himalayan endemic alpine ginger (Roscoea alpina, Zingiberaceae) Paudel BR, Shrestha M, Dyer AG, Li QJ PLoS One 19-Jul-2017
Ecological status and traditional knowledge of medicinal plants in Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary of Garhwal Himalaya, India Bhat JA, Kumar M, Bussmann RW J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 02-Jan-2013
Identification of Novel Anti-inflammatory Agents from Ayurvedic Medicine for Prevention of Chronic Diseases: “Reverse Pharmacology” and “Bedside to Bench” Approach Aggarwal BB, Prasad S, Reuter S, Kannappan R, Yadev VR, Park B, Kim JH, Gupta SC, Phromnoi K, Sundaram C, Prasad S, Chaturvedi MM, Sung B Curr Drug Targets 01-Oct-2011

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