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NTBG Plant Name:
Zingiber officinale
Barcode:
PTBG1000037598
Specimen ID:
049622
Collector ID:
9847
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
March 31, 2008
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Other Herbarium:
BNM
Observers:
Jim Space, Dino Mesubed
Region:
Micronesia
Country:
PW
Island Group:
CAROLINE ISLANDS
Island:
Babeldaob
State:
MELEKEOK STATE
Locality:
New Capitol building complex; produce and food market nearby.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Rhizomes with purplish brown skin, very strongly spicy aromatic. Called "red ginger." Voucher, rhizomes sent to NTBG for cultivation.
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Sold for chewing with betel nut, used by women.
Date of Record Creation:
April 14, 2013
Date of Last Update:
May 24, 2022

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