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General Information. Curcuma amada is a perennial plant growing around 80cm tall. The plant is occasionally cultivated in tropical areas, especially India, for its. A perennial herb with creeping tuberous rhizome, scented like mangoo when bruished. Leafy aerial portion dies on advent of winter during January to March. Rhizomatous herbs, rhizome light yellow inside, white towards the periphery with the smell of green mango; sessile tubers thick, x cm, cylindric or.

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Mango ginger Scientific classification Kingdom: Sometimes pickled and often cooked. Grows to 4 feet in bright shade to full sun. Search in all groups Amaxa within this group. The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. It usually is not ground up as spice as Turmeric is.


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Mango ginger (Curcuma amada Roxb.)–a promising spice for phytochemicals and biological activities.

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Technology partner Strand Life Sciences. Rhizome is used to prepare salad or chutney or eaten raw. In any event, the source must currcuma explicitly quoted. Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat. Observation specific search options Observed during. Demography and Conservation Demography and Conservation.


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Its main amadaa is summarize the most relevant or attractive characteristics of this taxon to the general public. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others.

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It is one of the branching rhizome types and thus a very good grower. Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. It is also used as medicinal for its zeodary content. Mango Ginger Illustration of the flowering plant and root Photograph by: