Zingiber officinale Roscoe

 
  • Family : ZINGIBERACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Zingiberaceae
  • Species : Zingiber officinale
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
  • Common name : Ginger
  • Vernacular name : Shunti (San.); Adarak (Hin.); Shunti (Kan.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments : Widely cultivated in tropical countries throughout the world. Rhizomes are a source of Ginger of commerce, as a stimulant, carminative and a condiment.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Cultivated
  • 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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