REVISION AND ADDITIONAL NOTES OF ZINGIBERACEAE OF YUNNAN,CHINA
Tong Shao-quan(Kunming Institute of Botany, Academia Sinica, Kunming 650204)
Zingiberaceae in Yunnan were reported containing 17 genera, 78 species and 9 varieties in Flora Reipublicae Popularis Sinicae (1981). Since then a number of papers have been published and many specimens have been collected. This paper deals with new, little known or noteworthy Zingiberaceae in Yunnan, concerning 6 genera, 15 species. In addition, one new species (Alpinia menghaiensis S. Q. Tong et Y. M. Xia) is proposed and 7 names have been revised to be to synonyms. Now, there are altogether 18 genera, 148 species and 11 varieties of Zingiberaceae known from Yunnan.