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ALPINIA GALANGA:   Attaching an image of Alpinia galanga. In english it is Greater Galangal. The plant is known as Kulanjan in Hindi and Bangla. I saw this plant for the first time at Tezpur in 2002.


 
info regarding Alpinia: can any body upload the photograophs of the plant Alpinia galanga and information about how this plant can be defferentiated from other species of Alpinia viz calcarata, purpurata, zerumbet


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You please go through the attached images of A. calcarata, A. galnga and one paper of A. purpurata.

I think it is sufficient for you for the identification of the plants from field.
If you want the detailed description then i will send that later.
Plant Horti Tech.pdf

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Zingiberaceae family for ID : 5 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (3).

Date : 02 -07-2014
Location : Lengpui, Mizoram

Altitude : c. 400 m.
Habit : Herb
Habitat : Growing wild on roadsides.

Looks like Alpinia galanga to me. But let’s wait for experts’ comments.


It is Alpinia galanga.


Yes, nice photos of Alpinia galanga


 

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Zingiberaceae family for ID : 6 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (3).
Date : 02 -07-2014
Location : Lengpui, Mizoram
Altitude : c. 400 m.

Habit : Herb
Habitat : Growing wild on roadsides.

Looks like Alpinia galanga to me. But let’s wait for experts’ comments.


It is Alpinia galanga.


Yes, nice photos of Alpinia galanga


 

 

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Please find the photo of A. galanga


Excellent photograph. Thanks for sharing


 

 

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MS June, 2017/06 Alpinia sp. (A.galaga ?) fr ID/confirm : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)
Location : Lengpui, Mizoram
Altitude : 430 m.
Date : 16-06-2017
Habit : Herb, up to 2.3 m tall
Habitat : Wild

Alpinia galanga



 

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Fwd: ALPINIA GALANGA : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)
Attaching a collage of Alpinia galanga (KULANJAN/ GREATER GALANGAL). People at this place called this plant PUNDI. There is a place PUNDIBAR, where an agricultural university is located. Locals tells me that the tender inner part of the plant is eaten. The plant is a favorite of elephants.

 
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