Curcuma angustifolia

Curcuma angustifolia


Taxonavigation: Zingiberales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Zingiberales

Familia: Zingiberaceae
Genus: Curcuma
Subgenus: Curcuma subg. Curcuma
Species: Curcuma angustifolia


Curcuma angustifolia Roxb.


  • Roxburgh, W. (†) 1820. Flora Indica; or Descriptions of Indian Plants. [Edited by Carey, W.] Vol. 1. 493 pp. Serampore. BHL Reference page.  [For Curcuma angustifolia see pages 31–32.]
  • Roxburgh, W. 1810. Description of several of the Monandrous Plants of India belonging to the natural order called Scitamineae by Linnaeus; Cannae by Jussiue, and Drimyrhizae by Ventenat. In: Asiatic Researches, or: Transactions of the Society instituted in Bengal for inquiring the history and antiquities, the arts, science, and literature, of Asia Vol. 11, p. 318–362. [Curcuma angustifolia on p. 338, tab. 3].
  • Royle, J.F. 1839. In: Illustrations of the botany and other branches of the natural history of the Himalayan mountains, and of the flora of Cashmere Vol. 1, p. 357, 359, Wm. H. Allen & Co., London.
  • Baker, J.G. 1894. In: Flora of British India (ed.: Hooker, J.D.) Vol. 6 (1890, publ. 1894) Chapter CXLIX: Scitamineae (p. 198–263), sub-chapter Curcuma Linn. (p. 209–216), Lovell Reeve & Co., London [Curcuma angustifolia on p. 210]
  • Schumann, K. 1904. Zingiberaceae. In: Das Pflanzenreich (ed. A. Engler) Vol. IV, pt. 46 (no. 20), p. 109. [Curcuma sp. on p. 99–115].


Vernacular namesEdit

অসমীয়া: কেতুৰি
English: East Indian arrowroot
हिन्दी: तीखुर
ଓଡ଼ିଆ: ପାଳୁଅ
polski: ostryż wąskolistny
Tiếng Việt: Nghệ lá hẹp
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