Alpinia galanga (L.) Sw.

 
  • Family : ZINGIBERACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Zingiberaceae
  • Species : Alpinia galanga
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Alpinia galanga (L.) Willd.
  • Common name : Greater Galangal, Java Galangal
  • Vernacular name : Sugandhamula (San.); Kulinjan (Hin.); Kallu shunti (Kan.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments : Often cultivated in gardens. Rhizomes are used in medicine.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Kodagu, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 1988- Studies on Zingiberaceae of Karnataka; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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