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Possibly (not definite) George Gardener (1812-1849) MD Glasgow 1835, Collected plants in Brazil 1836-1841, Superintendent Peradeniya Botanic Gardens, Sri Lanka 1844. Collected plants in Mauritius and Madras. Genus 'Gardneria'.
Desmond, Ray. (1977). Dictionary of British and Irish Botanists and Horticulturists. Taylor and Francis, London.
Hedychium gardnerianum RoscoeFamily: ZINGIBERACEAE
Species: gardnerianum Roscoe
Common names: Kahili ginger; Kahli ginger
Distribution summary: Himalaya
Garden status: Not currently grown