Kaempferia parviflora Wall. ex Baker, Fl. Brit. India 6: 221 1890. (Syn: Kaempferia rubromarginata (S.Q.Tong) R.J.Searle; Stahlianthus rubromarginatus S.Q.Tong);
 


Kaempferia parviflora (commonly called Thai black ginger, Thai ginseng or Krachai Dum) is a herbaceous plant in the family Zingiberaceae, native to Thailand.[1]

 
Kaempferia parviflora is a herb that has some historical and medicinal usage for treating metabolic ailments and improving vitality in Thailand and surrounding regions. It is also reported to be an aphrodisiac compound and physical enhancer. The plant is a popular male aphrodisiac in the region.[2]
 
(From Wikipedia on 26.11.14)


 

 

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MS Nov. 2014 002 Zingiberaceae : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
Place : Aizawl, Mizoram
Date : 12-11-2014
Habit : Herb
Habitat : Cultivated


I think this is Kaempferia rotunda


It is Kaempferia parviflora


 
 
 

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