Zingiber cernuum Dalzell , Hooker’s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 4: 342 1852.;
‘Ran ale’ ‘रान आले’ in Marathi;
Names of Plants in India :: Zingiber cernuum: Zingiber cernuum
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zing-ee-ber — from a Sanskrit word meaning shaped like a horn
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botanical name: Zingiber cernuum Dalz. … synonyms: no synonyms … The Plants List <http://www.theplantlist.org/tpl/record/kew-273237>
This plant is distributed in Karnataka, however could not gather any name in Kannada … help required from Kannada-knowing friends. Else tempted to put a generic name ಕಾಡು ಶುಂಟಿ kaadu shunti (literal meaning: wild ginger).
Herb for ID : 21112012 : RV 1: Please help me to identify this herb……saw today at SGNP, Mumbai.
… most probably Zingiber cernuum (family Zingiberaceae)
Thanks … and … for the help.
Monsoon jewel – Curved-Stem Ginger – Zingiber cernuum:
Monsoon jewel – Curved-Stem Ginger, Zingiber cernuum
Herb-height-35cms, flowers at base, curved/broken, stem, leaf-40cms approx, alternate
Bhagamandala, Coorg, Western ghats
Habitat: forest – evergreen
Monsoon, 27 Jul 2011
This really an interesting plant!! I was fascinated to see the inflorescence at the base of the plant.
Araceae, Arecaceae and Zingiberaceae Fortnight: August 1 to 14, 2014 : Zingiberaceae : Zingiber cernuum : SGNP,Mumbai : 140814 : AK-20 : 6 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (3).
Sharing pictures of Zingiber cernuum from Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Mumbai.
Araceae, Arecaceae and Zingiberaceae Fortnight :: Zingiberaceae :: Zingiber cernuum from SGNP, Bamboo Trail :: ARKAUG-48 : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2).
Attached are pictures of Zingiber cernuum captured at SGNP, Bamboo Trail in December 2012.
Requested to please validate the ID.
Seems to be Z. nimmonii (Z. cernuum)