Curcuma zedoaria (Christm.) Roscoe

  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Zingiberaceae
  • Species : Curcuma zedoaria
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Curcuma zedoaria (Christm.) Roscoe
  • Vernacular name : Kachora (Hin.); Karchura (San.)
  • Key identification features : Herbs with rhizome, rootstalks ending in tubers. Flowers are yellow.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments : Rhizome used as stomachic cooling, diuretic, aromatic, stimulant, carminative, applied to bruises and pains. Contains essential oils.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Chikamagalur
  • Floras referred : Yoganarasimhan et al., 1981 - Chikmagalur


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