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Environ Exp Biol (2018) 16: 111–115
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Environ Exp Biol (2018) 16: 111–115

Orginal Paper

Noteworthy records of Philippine endemic gingers (Zingiberaceae) in the buffer zone of Mt. Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary, Davao Oriental, Philippines

Florfe M. Acma1,2, Noe P. Mendez1,2*
1 Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences, Central Mindanao University, University Town, Musuan, 8710 Bukidnon, Philippines
2 Center for Biodiversity Research and Extension in Mindanao (CEBREM), Central Mindanao University, University Town, Musuan, 8710 Bukidnon, Philippines
* Corresponding author, E-mail: npolomendez@gmail.com

Abstract

Three Philippine endemic gingers, Alpinia rufa C. Presl, Etlingera dalican (Elmer) A. D. Poulsen and Globba campsophylla K. Schum. are reported for the first time in the province of Davao Oriental, specifically in the buffer zone of the Mt. Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary, Sitio Tumalite, Barangay La Union, San Isidro, Davao Oriental, Philippines. Full descriptions of these species, phenology, notes on local names, ethno-medicinal usage, availability status, propagation and habitat ecology along with their photographs are provided.

Key words: Alpinia rufa, ethno-medicinal uses, Etlingera dalican, Globba campsophylla, native.

 
Environ Exp Biol (2018) 16: 111–115
 DOI: http://doi.org/10.22364/eeb.16.10
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