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Zingiber zerumbet: Zingiber zerumbet now flowering in Assam.

A madicinal plant; rhizome is used for remedy of cough, asthma, leprosy and skin diseases.


It is not Zingiber zerumbet, it is Boesenbergia, probably B. longiflora.


Yes this is Boesenbergia longiflora. Thanks for ID.

 

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Zingiberaceae for ID : 6 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (2).

Date : 21-06-2014
Location : Lengpui, Mizoram
Altitude : ca.400 m.
Habit : Herb
Habitat : Wild


Lovely plant … eager to know…is it some Curcuma?


Boesenbergia kingii 


B. longiflora is different. Please find the paper for ref.


It is Boesenbergia longiflora.


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Boesenbergia longiflora (Wall.) Kuntze from Assam KD 06 Aug 17 : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5)

Attached images are Boesenbergia longiflora (Wall.) Kuntze.
Date : 22.08.2017
Location: Assam
Family : Zingiberaceae
Genus & species : Boesenbergia longiflora (Wall.) Kuntze.
Habitat: Grows wild under forest cover
Habit : Herb

Thank You Both …, I took this images at that place that you had visited with me.


This plant is actually Boesenbergia hamiltonii Mood, S.Dey & L.M.Prince. Boesenbergia longiflora has yellowish flowers, and is not found in India, according to the paper
The history and identity of Boesenbergia longiflora (Zingiberaceae) and descriptions of five related new taxa
Gardens’ Bulletin Singapore 65(1): 47–95. 2013

See the attached images.
Attachments (2)   


It is correct. The colour of B. longiflora is not yellow but almost similar and present in Meghalaya.


Thanks, …  Finally taking it as Boesenbergia longiflora only.  

 

 

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MS June, 2018/03 Boesenbergia sp. for ID : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4)
Location : Tuirini-kam, Mizoram

Altitude : ca 460 m.
Date : 02-06-2018
Habit : Herb
Habitat : Wild

Boesenbergia tiliifolia ??

Boesenbergia longiflora


 

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MS Aug.2018/04 Boesenbergia longiflora ? for confirmation : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3)
Location : Lungkulh, Mizoram

Date : 02-08-2018
Habit : Herb
Habitat : Wild


Other recipients:
I guess ID is correct !
I guess ID is correct !

Boesenbergia longiflora

 

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MS Aug.,2016/09 Zingiberaceae for ID : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
Location : Dampui, Mizoram
Date : 25/08/2016
Habit : Herb
Habitat : Wild


Is it Boesenbergia siphonantha? Ask …


Boesenbergia longiflora


B.longiflora blooms from the ground, not within the leaves.


looks pretty close to A. longiflora


Boesenbergia longiflora, I think


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