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X Alpingera martinica (Zingiberaceae) : an intergeneric hybrid between Alpinia purpurata and Etlingera elatior

Luc Cayol F., Féréol L.. 1997. HortScience, 32 (5) : p. 914-945.

Artificialintergeneric crosses between Alpinia purpurata and Etlingera elatior (Zingiberaceae) have produced hybrids. Data are presented with a Latin diagnosis and the name XAlpingera martinica F. Luc.Cayol proposed for these hybrids. The shape and color of the inflorescence of this hybrid species are an improvement relative to the ornamental value of the parents. (Résumé d'auteur)

Mots-clés : zingiberaceae; alpinia purpurata; plante medicinale; plante médicinale; hybridation intergénérique; fleur; fleur; couleur; couleur; valeur ornementale

Thématique : Génétique et amélioration des plantes

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