family Zingiberaceae


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Noun1.family Zingiberaceae - a family of tropical monocotyledonous plants of order Musalesfamily Zingiberaceae - a family of tropical monocotyledonous plants of order Musales
liliopsid family, monocot family - family of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Musales, order Musales - tropical plants
genus Zingiber, Zingiber - tropical Asiatic and Polynesian perennial plants: ginger
Curcuma, genus Curcuma - tropical Asiatic perennial herbs
Alpinia, genus Alpinia, genus Languas, genus Zerumbet - perennial rhizomatous herbs of Asia and Australia and Polynesia having ginger-scented rhizomes
Aframomum, genus Aframomum - an African genus of plants of the family Zingiberaceae
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Habitat: An herbaceous perennial closely related to ginger and a member of the family Zingiberaceae. It grows to about one metre in tropical monsoon regions, has large lily-like leaves, similar to canna, which enclose small yellow flowers with pink bracts.
Curcuma a is a genus, a biological source of curcuminoids in the family Zingiberaceae. Curcuma longa (turmeric) is a yellow-colored plant with tuberous roots of the Zingiberaceae family.
Preparations from the leaves of Alpinia zerumbet (Pers.) Burtt & Smith (family Zingiberaceae), also known as Alpinia speciosa (J.
This spice is a non-perishable perennial herbaceous plant belonging to the ginger family Zingiberaceae, growing from thick rootstalk up to 4 m in height.
Curcuma amada (mango ginger) member of family Zingiberaceae is a spice and well known traditional medicine in the Ayurveda since ancient time in the Indian sub-continent (Sasikumar, 2005).
Don, a novel medical plant belonging to the family Zingiberaceae, has gained interest among researchers for its diverse biochemical properties.
Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) is common is name for plant belongs to family Zingiberaceae, which contains about 1300 species in 50 genera, along with four other families is placed in the order Zingiberales [62].
commonly known as turmeric, (family Zingiberaceae), is also a medicinal plant consisting of natural compounds that are analgesic (Chattopadhyay et al., 2004).
The family Zingiberaceae are well known for their medicinal value and are widely distributed throughout equatorial regions especially in Southeast Asia.
the member of family Zingiberaceae is significant for its medicinal and pharmacological potentials.

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