GDA: Genome Database for Angiosperms

Introduction

Zingiberales

The Zingiberales are an order of flowering plants. The order has been widely recognised, at least for the past few decades, and includes many familiar plants, such as ginger, cardamom,and turmeric.The common ancestor of the Zingiberales is estimated to have originated 158 million years ago with six of the eight families established by the end of the Cretaceous.

The sequensed genomes in this order

  • Musa acuminata
  • Musa itinerans
  • Musa balbisiana¬†
  • Ensete ventricosum
  • Musa sp.