†family Zingiberaceae Martinov 1820

Monocotyledoneae - Zingiberales - Zingiberidae

Parent taxon: Zingiberales according to D.J. Mabberley 2000

See also Hickey 1977 and Taylor et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Cannaceae, Lowiaceae, Marantaceae, Musaceae

Subtaxa: Zingiberopsis

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Ecology: "photoautotroph"


• Oligocene of United States (1: Oregon collection)

• Eocene of United States (53: North Dakota, Washington, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of United States (9: Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of United States (5: North Dakota)

Total: 68 collections each including a single occurrence

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