Kaempferia elegans (Wall.) Baker

    (Ginger Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : HALDI FAMILY (हल्दी फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : ZINGIBERACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Monolophus elegans (Wall.) Horan.; Kaempferia pulchra Ridl.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Kaempferia elegans (Wall.) Baker
  • Common name : Green Ripple Peacock Ginger, Peacock ginger, Purple-Flower Resurrection Lily
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grown as garden plant
  • Flower, Fruit : May-September
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kozhikode district
  • World Distribution : China to Peninsular Malaysia and Borneo
  • Literature : 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=Kaempferia elegans. Downloaded on 30 January 2023.


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