Notes on the Genus Hedychium J. Koen. (Zingiberaceae) in Mizoram, North East IndiaLalnuntluanga Vanchhawng* and Lalramnghinglova H
Department of Environmental Science, Mizoram University, Tanhril, Aizawl, Mizoram, India
- *Corresponding Author:
- Lalnuntluanga Vanchhawng
Mizoram University, Environmental Science
Tanhril, Aizawl, Mizoram 796004, India
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: June 10, 2016; Accepted date: June 21, 2016; Published date: June 27, 2016
Citation: Vanchhawng L, Lalramnghinglova H (2016) Notes on the Genus Hedychium J. Koen. (Zingiberaceae) in Mizoram, North East India. Int J Waste Resour 6:234. doi:10.4172/2252-5211.1000234
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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.