Curcuma comosa


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 comosa


Curcuma comosa Roxb.


  • Roxburgh, William: In: Flora Indica or Description of Indian Plants (ed.: Carey, W.), Vol. 1, p. 1-82 (1820), Serampore; [C. comosa on p. 29].
  • Roxburgh, W.: 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 (1810), [C. comosa on p. 336].
  • Baker, John Gilbert: In: Flora of British India (ed.: Josef Dalton Hooker) Vol. 6 (1890, publ. 1894) Chapter CXLIX: Scitamineae (p. 198-263), sub-chapter Curcuma Linn. (p. 209-216), Lovell Reeve & Co., London, [C. comosa on p. 211].
  • Schumann, K.: Zingiberaceae. In: Das Pflanzenreich (ed. A. Engler) Vol. IV, pt. 46 (no. 20), p. 112-113 (1904), [Curcuma sp. on p. 99-115].
  • Piyachaturawat, P., Gansar, R., & Suksamrarn, A. (1996). Choleretic effect of Curcuma comosa rhizome extracts in rats. Int J Pharmacog 34, 174-178.
  • Piyachaturawat, P., Timinkul, A., Chuncharunee, A., & Suksamrarn, A. (1999). Effect of Curcuma comosa extract on male fertility in rats. Pharmaceutical Bio, 37(1), 22-27.
  • Piyachaturawat, P., Ercharuporn, S., & Suksamrarn, A. (1995). Estrogenic activity of Curcuma comosa extract in rats. Asia Pacific J Pharmaco, 10, 121-126.
  • Sodsai, A., Piyachaturawat, P., Sophasan, S., Suksamrarn, A., & Vongsakul, M. (2007). Suppression by Curcuma comosa Roxb. of pro-inflammatory cytokine secretion in phorbol-12-myristate-13-acetate stimulated human mononuclear cells. International Immunopharmacology, 7(4), 524-531.
  • Suksamrarn, A., Eiamong, S., Piyachaturawat, P., & Byrne, L. T. (1997). A phloracetophenone glucoside with choleretic activity from Curcuma comosa. Phytochemistry, 45(1), 103-105.
  • Paisooksantivatana, Y.; Thepsen, O.: Phenetic relationship of some Thai Curcuma species (Zingiberaceae) based on morphological, palynological and cytological evidence. In: Thai Journal of Agricultural Science Vol. 34 (no. 1-2), p. 47-57 (2001), ISSN 0049-3589, CODEN TJASBN.