General Information. Curcuma amada is a perennial plant growing around 80cm tall. The plant is occasionally cultivated in tropical areas, especially India, for its. A perennial herb with creeping tuberous rhizome, scented like mangoo when bruished. Leafy aerial portion dies on advent of winter during January to March. Rhizomatous herbs, rhizome light yellow inside, white towards the periphery with the smell of green mango; sessile tubers thick, x cm, cylindric or.
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Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. Publisher Kampong Publications, California. Hardy in Zone 8 and above a good candidate for trialing in Zone 7 Photograph with arrangement shows leaves of Curcuma sp. It is also usually the first of all the summer circuma to bloom, often overlapping with the end of the spring blooming species. Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. It can be grown crcuma bright shade to full sun and is pretty much fool proof.
Grows to 4 feet in bright shade to full sun.
User specific search options User. Leafy aerial portion dies on advent of winter during January to March, Flower occur in a spike, showy, yellowish blue in colour. Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat.
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Mango Ginger Illustration of the flowering plant and root Photograph by: Year ISBN Description The second edition of an excellent guide to the edible uses of plants, though amaxa does not give any details of cultivation etc.
The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. Curcuma amada glabra Velay. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern.
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It makes a good cut flower and once established one can cut stems very low whole plant to get exceptionally long cut flowers. Lists and related topics Lists of herbs and spices.
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Mango ginger (Curcuma amada Roxb.)–a promising spice for phytochemicals and biological activities.
It usually is not ground up as spice as Turmeric is. The rhizomes are very similar to ginger but have a raw mango taste. Photograph with arrangement shows leaves of Curcuma sp. Seasonal migration and reproduction are usually treated separately.
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Curcuma amada ‘Mango Ginger’ – Gingerwood Nursery
Amaada is used to prepare salad or chutney or eaten raw. User Group specific search options Title. This Zingiberales -related article is a stub.
In any event, curcuna source must be explicitly quoted. Curcuma amadathe mango gingeris a plant of the ginger family Zingiberaceae and is closely related to turmeric. Corolla tube funnel-shaped, 3 cm long, pale yellow, minutely pubescent; lobes unequal, white; dorsal lobe larger, 1.
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Create a new list. Stamen white, thecae parrallel, 4 mm long, basal spur 1 mm long, slightly convergent, glabrous. Send a request for permission. If you would like to support this site, please vurcuma Donating.