Zingiber purpureum Roscoe

 
  • Family : ZINGIBERACEAE
    (GINGER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Zingiberaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Zingiber montanum (J.König) Link ex A.Dietr.
  • Vernacular name : Malabari-halad (Marathi); Bano ada, Bhutnasan, Ramkedar (Oria); Ban ada (Hindi); Karu pasupu, Karra allamu (Telugu)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated for rhizomes. Frequent in damp shady forests
  • Flower, Fruit : July-August
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : East Godavari district, West Godavari district
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai Suburban district, Mumbai-City district, Sindhudurg district
    • Odisha : Bargarh district, Mayurbhanj district, Ganjam district
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India and other Tropical Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; 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=Zingiber purpureum. Downloaded on 21 October 2019.

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