Curcuma nepalensis M. Sabu, Kasaju & S. Subedi, August 2023 Annales Botanici Fennici 60(1), 185-189.;

SK 2958 10 September 2021: 8 very high res. images.
Location: Surkhet, West Nepal
Altitude: 1353 m.
Date: 12 August 2021
Habit : Wild
Curcuma angustifolia Roxb. ??

What was the basis for Curcuma angustifolia Roxb.?

That was a guess based on efn but looks wrong now !

It is a great pleasure to share that this Curcuma sp. has been established as a new species from Nepal.
Curcuma nepalensis M.sabu, S.K. Kasaju and S. Subedi.
4 images.

Congratulations sir 👌🎉

Congratulations Saroj ji.

Congratulations for a new addition to the flora of Nepal.

Oh!!! Great!!!


New species- Curcuma nepalensis M.sabu, S.K. Kasaju and S. Subedi:
A new species has been published by Sabu ji, Saroj ji and Sajan ji.
Sabu ji and Saroj ji are our great contributors in building eFloraofIndia.
Pl. see details at

Hearty congratulations, dear Saroj ji, Sabu ji and Sajan ji !!!
A matter of great pride !!! 👏👏👏

Hearty congratulations to Saroj Ji and his team members!

Many congratulations Sabu Ji, Saroj ji, Sajan ji

Congratulations 👏, Saroj ji

Hearty congratulations to all for your great contribution in the journey of this group

Hearty congratulations Saroj ji and Sabu ji.

Great to hear from you, Congratulations on the new Turmeric!

Great work, congratulations dear Saroj ji and team.

Hearty congratulations to Saroj ji, Sabu ji and Sajan ji for the wonderful discovery!

Congratulations Saroj sir and all co-authors. Nice plant and great discovery.

Congratulations, appreciating your effort  Sabu ji, Saroj ji and Sajan ji.

congratulations Saroj ji

Congratulations Saroj ji for the initial discovery. Congratulations to the authors for publishing it as a new species.

Congratulations Saroj ji and team. great work..


Curcuma nepalensis:
It is my pleasure to share the news article published in the Nepali Times News magazine on recently discovered curcuma species ‘Curcuma nepalensis‘ from Nepal.

Your contribution is laudable.

That’s great Saroj Ji..congratulations for this wonderful achievement..!!




Curcuma nepalensis (Zingiberaceae), a New Species from Nepal (Abstract: Curcuma nepalensis M. Sabu, Kasaju & S. Subedi (Zingiberaceae) is described from Surkhet District of Nepal and illustrated. It resembles especially C. aurantiaca in having red bracts, a similar rhizome and yellow flowers, but differs from the latter by its shorter petiole, smaller labellum and white, calcarate anthers)

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