Curcuma angustifolia Roxb.

 
  • Family : ZINGIBERACEAE
    (GINGER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Zingiberaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Curcuma angustifolia
  • Common name : East Indian arrow root, Travancore starch
  • Vernacular name : Palma, Palagunda (Oria); Pikari (Hindi); Palagunda, Arrow root gaddalu (Telugu)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Frequent in forests
  • Flower, Fruit : -ay onwards
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Pune district
    • Odisha : Mayurbhanj district
  • World Distribution : India, Nepal
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Curcuma angustifolia. Downloaded on 5 December 2019.

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