Scitamineae


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Scitamineae

[‚sīd·ə′min·ē‚ē]
(botany)
An equivalent name for Zingiberales.
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With his passion for spreading knowledge, he wrote a major study on Monandrian Plants of the Order Scitamineae (arranged according to the system of Linnaeus) (1828) that is still important to botanists today.
Roscoe formulated his own proposals for the arrangement of an order of plants known as Scitamineae, and botanists named a new genus of Roscoea dedicated to him.