Curcuma aromatica Salisb.

 
  • Family : ZINGIBERACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Zingiberaceae
  • Species : Curcuma aromatica
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Curcuma aromatica Salisb.
  • Common name : Wild Turmeric, Cochin Turmeric, Yellow Zedoary
  • Vernacular name : Aranyaharidhra, Vanaharidhara (San.); Ban-haridhra, Junglee-haldi (Hin.); Kasturi-arishina (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 11552, KFP 11567
  • Key identification features : Rhizome yellow within, aromatic. Root fibres sometimes terminate in small tubers.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments : Rhizomes are used medicinally, being regarded as a tonic and carminative.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Chikamagalur, Shimoga, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Yoganarasimhan et al., 1981 - Chikmagalur

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