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Does anybody know what are the medicinal uses or any other ethnobotanical uses of Alpinia zerumbet?
If you know websites containing any information about Alpinia zerumbet please link to them.
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I didn't find in Dr. Duke's database, any information about the uses of Alpinia zerumbet
Here is some basic information about Alpinia zerumbet.


Alpinia zerumbet basic info
Scientific Name: Alpinia zerumbet (Pers.) B. L. Burtt & R. M. Sm..
Family: Zingiberaceae.
Genus: Alpinia.
Common names in English: pink porcelain-lily, shell-ginger, shellflower.
For common names of Alpinia zerumbet in different languages - See link
Description: Alpinia zerumbet, commonly known as shell ginger, is a perennial species of ginger native to East Asia. They can grow up to 8 to 10 ft (2.4 to 3.0 m) tall and bear colorful funnel-shaped flowers. They are grown as ornamentals and their leaves are used in cuisine and traditional medicine. They are also sometimes known as the pink porcelain lily, variegated ginger or butterfly ginger. - for more info about Alpinia zerumbet See link



Alpinia zerumbet in other websites
Alpinia zerumbet common names, economics importance, distributional range and more in the USDA GRIN website - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for academic researches with the search term Alpinia zerumbet - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Alpinia zerumbet - See link.


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