Kaempferia galanga L.

  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Zingiberaceae
  • Species : Kaempferia galanga
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Kaempferia galanga L.
  • Vernacular name : Saathi, Kaarchurah (San.); Chandmool (Hin.); Kachchoora, Chandmoola (Kan.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments : Often cultivated in Gardens. Tubers are employed in medicine, as a deodrant and disinfectant.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Kodagu, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Dakshina Kannada
  • 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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