Hedychium flavescens Carey ex Roscoe

 
  • Family : ZINGIBERACEAE
    (GINGER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Zingiberaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Hedychium flavescens Carey ex Roscoe
  • Common name : Yellow ginger
  • Vernacular name : Kookkuvala, Navakkutti (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Shaded areas in moist deciduous forests
  • Flower, Fruit : July-September
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Dummakonda RF (East Godavari district), Cherukonda RF (Vishakapatnam district)
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Kozhikode district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Literature : Pullaiah, T., 1997. Flora of Andhra Pradesh. Vol. 3; 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=Hedychium flavescens. Downloaded on 5 December 2019.

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