Curcuma alismatifolia Gagnep., Bull. Soc. Bot. France 49: 259 1903. (Syn: Hitcheniopsis alismatifolia (Gagnep.) Loes.);
Indo-China: Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam as per POWO;

Curcuma alismatifolia, Siam tulip or summer tulip (Thai: ปทุมา, pathuma, or ดอกกระเจียว, dok krajiao) is a tropical plant native to Laos, northern Thailand and Cambodia.[1][2] Despite its name, it is not related to the tulip, but to the various ginger species such as turmeric. It can grow as an indoor plant, and is also sold as cut flowers.
(From Wikipedia on 2.9.14)


Araceae, Arecaceae and Zingiberaceae Fortnight: Curcuma alismatifolia : 4 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (1).

First I say sorry for my failure for conducting an memorable and useful Zingiberaceae week.
Unfortunately my laptop hard disk have some errors since last month and now I am trying to recover the data. But only 10% data recovered so far.
Anyway  Herewith I am sending some photo of gingers. Please join all the members in this Zingiberaceae week with fruitful uploads.
Before that I should recommend to all the members to visit Calicut University Botanical Garden for understanding and observing the ginger beauty.
A big collection of more than 200 gingers were conserved in three ginger houses as well as field under Dr. M. Sabu, Professor and Zingiberaceae Specialist.
It is the largest ginger collection in India. The best time for garden visit is July-August-September.

Thank you … for showing some very beautiful Zingiberaceae members.
My sincere appreciations for the great collection of this family by Dr Sabu and his team.

Thanks a lot … for sharing this treasure.. I wish maximum recovery of your hard disk data..
I will be very happy if I could someday visit the ginger collection..

Really good collection … Looking forward to see your live collection in some near future.

SK1436 13 Sep 2018 : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5) – around 600 kb each.
Location:  Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong 
Date: 13 August 2018
Elevation: 200 ft.
Habit : Cultivated

I think this is Curcuma alismatifolia or a hybrid of same.
Its a garden plant of course.

Curcuma alismatifolia Gagnep. Thank you …

Zingiberaceae for ID : Nasik : 11MAY19 : AK-11 : 10 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (2)
Zingiber Species seen at a plant nursery in Nasik.
For Species id please.

Curcuma sp. I think

Yes. Curcuma Species for sure.

I think Curcuma caesia

To me looks different from images at Curcuma caesia

Curcuma alismatifolia X Curcuma rhabdota cross ?? Side view ??

Curcuma alismatifoliaa native of Thailand and highly priced ornamental

Thanks a lot for the Species id. I recollect the price tag was very high for such a small plant.


Curcuma Species for ID : Nasik : 17JUL19 : AK-26 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)
Curcuma Species seen at a plant nursery in Nasik during August, 18.
This was seen with the other one which was identified by ….
Unfortunately, I have only one picture.

I guess Curcuma alismatifolia Gagnep. !

Curcuma alismatifolia Gagnep. : 3 posts by 1 author. 3 very high res. images.

Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Date:  07  December 2019 
Elevation: MSL
Habitat: Cultivated

SK922 30 DEC-2017:ID : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Date: 22 August 2012
Altitude: 40 ft.

Curcuma alismatifolia

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