Curcuma scaposa (Nimmo) Škorničk. & M.Sabu, Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 100: 524 2007. (Syn: Curcuma scaposa (Nimmo) Skornick. & M. Sabu; Hedychium scaposum Nimmo; Kaempferia scaposa (Nimmo) Benth.; Monolophus scaposus (Nimmo) Dalzell);
SW. India as per POWO;
kamp-FER-ee-a — named for Engelbert Kaempfer, German physician and botanist
ska-POH-suh — having many scapes (leafless flower stalks)
commonly known as: scaped ginger • Marathi: चोहोळा chohola
Endemic to: Western Ghats (Maharashtra, Goa and adjacent area)


/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/IMG_7355.JPG-foi.JPGKaempferia scaposa—for sharing : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)
Pictures taken at Aambyvalley Rd., Lonavala, Pune in Oct.16

Curcuma scaposa (Nimmo) Škorničk. & M.Sabu : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4)
Posting after a long time.
Kaempferia scaposa (Nimmo) Benth. synonym of Curcuma scaposa (Nimmo) Škorničk. & M.Sabu
This endemic Zingiber is currently flowering @ Amby Valley, Lonavala.

Tamhini ghat near Pune, MH :: Curcuma scaposa :: ARK2019-85 : 9 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (4)
This was seen by the roadside near Tamhini ghat near Pune, MH in Aug 2019.
Hope this is Curcuma scaposa.

the inflorescence looks similar to Dr Sabu’s site picture
though in your pic we do not see the flower in its prime, cant see the face and the leaves are comparable to those on flickr photos
though I must say your leaf//whole plant pic the first one shows much clarity of leaf …
good case. support your id of Curcuma scaposa

I have tried to correct the orientation of the 2nd pic in a different way, it has worked it seems.

Good it worked !



16th of September, 2010- Lonavala, Maharashtra Request for ID : 131110-AK-2 – efloraofindia | Google Groups

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