Curcuma longa L.

  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Zingiberaceae
  • Species : Curcuma longa
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Curcuma longa L.
  • Common name : Turmeric Ginger
  • Vernacular name : Haridra (San.); Haldi (Hin.); Arishina, Haladi (Kan.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments : Source of commercial turmeric. Rhizomes are employed as a stimulant, carminative and a condiment. Cultivated throughout the tropics.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Cultivated
  • Floras referred : Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 1988- Studies on Zingiberaceae of Karnataka; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara



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