Curcuma pseudomontana J.Graham

 
  • Family : ZINGIBERACEAE
    (GINGER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Zingiberaceae
  • Synonym(s) : Curcuma ranadei Prain
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Curcuma pseudomontana J.Graham
  • Common name : Hill Turmeric
  • Vernacular name : Ram Haldi, Shilandh, Shindalvan, Sindarbar (Marathi); Kattumanjal (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Shaded localities in forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare. Grasslands
  • Flower, Fruit : May-September
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Srikakulam district, East Godavari district, West Godavari district, Vishakapatnam district
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district, Chikkamagaluru district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Kottayam district, Kollam district
    • Maharashtra : Ahmednagar district, Akola district, Amravati district, Aurangabad district, Bhandara district, Mumbai Suburban district, Chandrapur district, Kolhapur district, Nagpur district, Nashik district, Pune district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district, Thane district, Yavatmal district
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons; Pullaiah, 1997. Fl. Andhra Pradesh, vol. 3. pp. 964; 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 pseudomontana. Downloaded on 21 October 2019.

Botanical Description

Field Image(s)

Comments

All fields are required






 
Creative Commons License
Digital Flora of Peninsular India by Herbarium JCB is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ernet.in.