Alpinia calcarata (Haw.) Roscoe

 
  • Family : ZINGIBERACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Zingiberaceae
  • Species : Alpinia calcarata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Alpinia calcarata (Haw.) Roscoe
  • Vernacular name : Rasna (San.)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments : Often cultivated, sometimes in wild as an escape. Rhizomes are used in Ayurvedic medicines.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Cultivated
  • Floras referred : Trans. Linn. Soc. London 8: 347 1807.; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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