Curcuma elata ?

Curcuma elata Roxb. ?; . SK 2900 01 May 2021: 17 images. Location: Central Nepal Altitude: 1200-1500 m. Date : April 2021 Habitat : Wild  Sent by a friend ! Curcuma zeodaria Rosc.  ?? Yes, I agree. Leaves should have persistent purple cloud down the centre ….. I could see hint of that – 178827429_ 479609356790406_ 4236147377465465211_n.jpg. and also other characters, […]

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Curcuma elata

Curcuma elata Roxb., Fl. Ind. 1: 25 1820.; Indo-China; Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam as per POWO;   MS April, 2016/16 Zingiberaceae for ID : 10 posts by 6 authors. Attachments (1) Location : Lengpui, Mizoram Date : 12/04/2016Habit : Herb Habitat : Wild This is a species of Curcuma. Please check a local plant guide for the […]

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Curcuma pseudomontana ?

Curcuma pseudomontana ?;   ID request 190716SG : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2) Requesting ID of this plant, about 1’ high.  Photo taken on 11June16 at Lonavala, Maharashtra Do you have any other details ? appears to be some Curcuma species Curcuma pseudomontana J.Graham ??    Curcuma pseudomontana? Wait for flowers and leaves.

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Curcuma ferruginea

Curcuma ferruginea Roxb., Asiat. Res. 11: 336 1810. ; NE. India to Myanmar as per WCSP; Bangladesh; India; Myanmar as per Catalogue of Life;             SK624 07 JUL-2017:ID : 13 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (7)   Location: Soureni, Mirik, India Date: 18 May 2017 Altitude: 4200 ft.  Curcuma zedoaria (Christm.) Roscoe ??? […]

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Curcuma picta

Curcuma picta Roxb. ex Škornick., Taxon 57: 959 2008. ; India as per WCSP;   MS May, 2019/02 Curcuma sp. for ID : 11 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (6) Location : N.Vanlaiphai, Mizoram Date : 22-05-2019 Habit : Herb Habitat : Wild Altitude : ca 1,350 m Curcuma aromatica Salisb. ??  Check the colour […]

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Curcuma mukhraniae

Curcuma mukhraniae R. Kr. Singh et Atri Garg, sp. nov., 2014;        A new species of Zingiberaceae, Curcuma mukhraniae R. Kr. Singh from Western Ghats, Mookambika Wildlife Sanctuary, Udupi Dist., Karnataka, India is described and illustrated             References: Academia 

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Curcuma angustifolia

Curcuma angustifolia Roxb., Asiat. Res. 11: 338 1810. ;   Common name: East Indian Arrowroot, Bombay arrowroot • Hindi: Tikhur तिखुर • Bengali: Keturi halodhi • Manipuri: য়াইপন Yaipan • Marathi: Tavakeera, Tavakhira, Tavakila • Malayalam: Koova, Kuva-kizhanna • Tamil: Ararutkilangu, Kua, Ararut-kizhangu • Kannada: Koove-hittu • Telugu: Ararut-gaddalu • Sanskrit: Tavakshira   Curcuma angustifolia […]

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Curcuma alismatifolia (Cultivated)

Curcuma alismatifolia Gagnep., Bull. Soc. Bot. France 49: 259 1903. (Syn: Hitcheniopsis alismatifolia (Gagnep.) Loes.); Cambodia; Laos; Thailand as per Catalogue of life;   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 […]

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Curcuma roscoeana

Curcuma roscoeana Wall., Pl. Asiat. Rar. 1: 8 1829. (syn: Curcuma kurzii King ex Baker; Hitchenia roscoeana (Wall.) Benth. & Hook.f.; Hitcheniopsis roscoeana (Wall.) Loes.);   Known to be distributed in Myanmar (Bago, Mon, Tenasserim and Yangon), western and northern Thailand and it also occurs in the Andaman Islands (India). May also occur in mainland […]

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Curcuma rhabdota (Cultivated)

Curcuma rhabdota Sirirugsa & M.F.Newman, New Plantsman 7: 196 2000. ;   So far known from eastern Thailand (close to the Lao border), Cambodia and southern Lao PDR. The extent of occurrence is estimated at 44,557 km² and the area of occupancy is certainly less than 500 km². It is known from more than five […]

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Curcuma thorelii

Curcuma thorelii Gagnep., Bull. Soc. Bot. France 54: 406 1907.;           Araceae, Arecaceae and Zingiberaceae Fortnight: Zingiberaceae: Curcuma thoreli : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1). Another beauty of Curcuma, C. thorelii Very beautiful, tiny flower.. all your uploads are new for me.. thanks …           […]

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Curcuma vamana

Curcuma vamana M.Sabu & Mangaly, J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 10: 307 1987 publ. 1988. (Syn: Curcuma peethapushpa Sasidh. & Sivar.);   Rhizome small, c. 3 x 0.5 cm, conical, orange within; sessile tubers absent; roots several, fibrous, some ending in fleshy, spherical or ellipsoid root tubers, c. 2 x 1 cm, pearl-white inside. Leafy shoot […]

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Curcuma sparganiifolia

Curcuma sparganiifolia Gagnep., Bull. Soc. Bot. France 49: 260 1903. (Syn: Hitcheniopsis sparganiifolia (Gagnep.) Loes.);   Recorded from Thailand, Cambodia; may also occur in Lao PDR. A collection from Viet Nam is uncertain. The extent of occurrence has been estimated at 85,000 km² but the area of occupancy is estimated to be less than 2,000 […]

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Curcuma parviflora

Curcuma parviflora Wall., Pl. Asiat. Rar. 1: 47 1830. (syn: Hitcheniopsis parviflora (Wall.) Loes.);   Araceae, Arecaceae and Zingiberaceae Fortnight: Zingiberaceae: Curcuma parviflora : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (1). Please meet with Curcuma parviflora References: The Plant List Ver.1.1  WCSP  Useful tropical plants  India Biodiversity Portal  

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Curcuma zanthorrhiza

Curcuma zanthorrhiza Roxb., Fl. Ind. 1: 25 1820.;   Curcuma zanthorrhiza, known as Temulawak, Java ginger or Javanese ginger, is a plant species, belonging to the ginger family.[2] It is known in Javanese as temulawak, in Sundanese as koneng gede and in Madurese as temu labak.[2] The scientific name is sometimes written as Curcuma xanthorrhiza, […]

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Curcuma aurantiaca

Curcuma aurantiaca Zijp, Recueil Trav. Bot. Néerl. 12: 345 1915. (syn: Curcuma ecalcarata Sivar. & Balach.);        Aracaceae, Araceae & Zingiberaceae Fortnight 1-14Aug14: Curcuma ecalcarata from Kerala : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1). Yes, now it is C. aurantiaca Zijp.     Araceae, Arecaceae and Zingiberaceae Fortnight: Curcuma aurantiaca : 3 […]

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Curcuma prakasha

Curcuma prakasha S.Tripathi, Nordic J. Bot. 21: 549 2001 publ. 2002. ;   Curcuma prakasha is a species in the ginger family of plants, somewhat new to science. It was collected from open grassland (alt. c. 400m.) in the Garo Hills of Meghalaya State in India (its only known location) by its binomial author, Sunil […]

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Curcuma rubrobracteata

Curcuma rubrobracteata Škorničk., M.Sabu & Prasanthk., Gard. Bull. Singapore 55: 89 2003. ;           Zingiberaceae for ID : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2).   Location : Nghalchawm, MizoramAltitude :c. 250 m.Date : 05-08-2014Habit : HerbHabitat : Growing wild in the forests This should be Curcuma rubrobracteata Skornickova, M. Sabu & […]

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Curcuma decipiens

Curcuma decipiens Dalzell, Hooker’s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 2: 144 1850.; KER-koo-muh — from the Arabic kurkum, meaning saffron … Dave’s Botanaryde-SIP-ee-enz — deceptive, false … Dave’s Botanary commonly known as: deceptive curcuma • Hindi: जंगली हलदी jangli haldi, वन हलदी van haldi • Malayalam: കുഴിക്കൂവ kuzhikkoova • Marathi: जांभळी रानहळद jambhali ranhalad Endemic […]

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Curcuma caesia

Curcuma caesia Roxb., Asiat. Res. 11: 334 1810. (Syn: Curcuma kuchoor Royle; Curcuma malabarica Velay., Amalraj & Mural.); .  Zingiberaceae : Curcuma sp. ? for ID : 11 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2 + 1 + 1). Location : Lengpui, Mizoram. Altitude : ca. 400 m. Date : 05-05-2014. Habit : Herb. Habitat : […]

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