ⓘ Ginger-families

                                     

ⓘ Ginger-families

The ginger-families or ginger group or Core Zingiberales is a terminal clade in the order Zingiberales that comprises Zingiberaceae, Costaceae, Marantaceae and Cannaceae. Their shared synapomorphy of a single fertile anther and four or five highly modified staminodia differentiate them from the basal paraphyletic assemblage of the "banana-families".

They form the suborder Zingiberineae Kress in taxonomic classification, phylogeny, followed, four families were grouped into two superselect.