Mountain Turmeric
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Mountain Turmeric
ative Photo: R. Vijayasankar
Common name: Mountain Turmeric
Botanical name: Curcuma montana    Family: Zingiberaceae (Ginger family)

Mountain Turmeric is a perennial herb found in the eastern Himalayas up to NE India. Leaves are large, elliptic, similar to turmeric leaves. White flowers arise at the base.

Identification credit: R. Vijayasankar
Photographed in Manipur.
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