Curcuma decipiens Dalzell

 
  • Family : ZINGIBERACEAE
    (GINGER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Zingiberaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Curcuma decipiens Dalzell
  • Vernacular name : Kuzhikuva (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Exposed laterite soil and rocky hill slopes
  • Flower, Fruit : June-September
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : West Godavari district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Kollam district
    • Maharashtra : Amravati district, Mumbai Suburban district, Kolhapur district, Raigad district, Sindhudurg district, Thane district
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Endangered (EN)
  • Literature : R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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 decipiens. Downloaded on 21 October 2019.

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