International Journal of Waste Resources

International Journal of Waste Resources
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Notes on the Genus Hedychium J. Koen. (Zingiberaceae) in Mizoram, North East India

Lalnuntluanga Vanchhawng and Lalramnghinglova H

The present study was carried out during 2007-2010. The species under genus Hedychium J.Koen. (Zingiberaceae) found in Mizoram have been described together with the key, ecology, geographical distribution phenology and uses. A colour photoplate is provided. Out of 12 species, six species, viz., Hedychium ellipticum Buch.- Ham., Hedychium flavescens Carey ex. Rosc., Hedychium rubrum A.S. Rao and D.M. Verma, Hedychium stenopetalum Lodd., Hedychium thyrsiforme Buch.-Ham., Hedychium yunnanense Gagnep are reported for the first time from Mizoram, India.