Definition of Genus alpinia

1. Noun. Perennial rhizomatous herbs of Asia and Australia and Polynesia having ginger-scented rhizomes.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Alpinia

genus Alisma
genus Allamanda
genus Alliaria
genus Alligator
genus Allionia
genus Allium
genus Allosaurus
genus Alnus
genus Alocasia
genus Aloe
genus Alopecurus
genus Alopex
genus Alopius
genus Alosa
genus Alouatta
genus Alpinia
genus Alsobia
genus Alsophila
genus Alstonia
genus Alstroemeria
genus Alternanthera
genus Althaea
genus Alyssum
genus Alytes
genus Amanita
genus Amaranthus
genus Amaryllis
genus Amauropelta
genus Amazona
genus Amberboa

Literary usage of Genus alpinia

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1. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"The genus Alpinia has an uncrowned anther, the » terior limb of the corolla with one lip, the capsule a ban, the seeds with an aril. ..."

2. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1867)
"genus alpinia. 1. Galanya Cardamom.—Two species of Alpinia furnish medicinal pro'' ducts, one of them yielding ordinary Galangal Root, the other the Great ..."

3. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1843)
"The genus Alpinia has an uncrowned anther, lK ;•- terior limb of the corolla with one lip, the capsule я N " the seeds with an aril. This genus was named I, ..."

4. The Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, E W Brayley (1814)
"Both Dr. Smith and Dr. Roxburgh have referred amomum. repens of Sonnerat (the plant producing the lesser cardamoms of the shops) to the genus alpinia. ..."

5. The Medical and Physical Journal (1814)
"the genus alpinia. Mr. Roscoe, however, is induced to agree with Dr. Maton, who, in his observations ou Mr. White's paper on cardamoms, published in the ..."

6. Annals of Philosophy, Or, Magazine of Chemistry, Mineralogy, Mechanics by Thomas Thomson (1814)
"... and Dr. Roxburgh have referred amomum repent of Sonnerat (the plant producing the lesser cardamoms of the shops) to the genus alpinia, ..."

7. Spices by Henry Nicholas Ridley (1912)
"GALANGAL There are two spice plants known as galangal, the lesser and the greater galangal. Both are species of the genus Alpinia, viz. ..."

8. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"The genus Alpinia has an uncrowned anther, the » terior limb of the corolla with one lip, the capsule a ban, the seeds with an aril. ..."

9. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1867)
"genus alpinia. 1. Galanya Cardamom.—Two species of Alpinia furnish medicinal pro'' ducts, one of them yielding ordinary Galangal Root, the other the Great ..."

10. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1843)
"The genus Alpinia has an uncrowned anther, lK ;•- terior limb of the corolla with one lip, the capsule я N " the seeds with an aril. This genus was named I, ..."

11. The Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, E W Brayley (1814)
"Both Dr. Smith and Dr. Roxburgh have referred amomum. repens of Sonnerat (the plant producing the lesser cardamoms of the shops) to the genus alpinia. ..."

12. The Medical and Physical Journal (1814)
"the genus alpinia. Mr. Roscoe, however, is induced to agree with Dr. Maton, who, in his observations ou Mr. White's paper on cardamoms, published in the ..."

13. Annals of Philosophy, Or, Magazine of Chemistry, Mineralogy, Mechanics by Thomas Thomson (1814)
"... and Dr. Roxburgh have referred amomum repent of Sonnerat (the plant producing the lesser cardamoms of the shops) to the genus alpinia, ..."

14. Spices by Henry Nicholas Ridley (1912)
"GALANGAL There are two spice plants known as galangal, the lesser and the greater galangal. Both are species of the genus Alpinia, viz. ..."

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