Flower Database

Ginger

Basic information
Flower Name
Ginger
Formal Name
Zingiber officinale
Alias
Ginger, 生姜
Habitat
India and tropical Asia
Morph
Perennial herbs, incense spicy vegetables
Comment
Ginger, scientific name: Zingiber officinale, is native to tropical Asia, including India, is a perennial of the depatment Zingiberaceae , of the genus ginger. In the yellow lip form flowers, the lip valve with russet spots. That relationship, in Kochi Prefecture and greenhouse flowering in Japan, but most of them I WH does not bloom. Like a stalk coming into the above-ground part is fake stem, petiole many overlapping,. Is bloated rhizomes tuber eat everyday, Ginger. Characteristic aromatic and pungent. People say Janaka (Yanaka) and young ginger roots, with saline and miso as eating and drinking. Because use is medicinal warm body, and vegetables, with a pungent Rosemary and other spices are used as herbal medicine. Crude dried Rhizome ginger and nausea to say to stop action. Blanched or steamed dried herbal says kankyo (dry Kang) has effect that warms the body. Herbal medicine kakkon, Ginger in addition, kudzu (Pueraria), Natsume, licorice, ephedra , cinnamate, Peony is used.The Department of congeneric plants, myoga (scientific name: Zingiber mioga).
On the other hand, in the beautiful flowers, and ornamental Ginger is another genus of plants in the ginger of Hedychium spp. (turmerone spp.). Common name: Ginger, scientific name:Zingiber officinale, origin: India and tropical Asia, height: 50-100 cm, leaf shape: lanceolate, Length: 30 cm, flowers: spikes, flower color: yellow-green ground russet Squad, squeezing: lip shape, flowering: 8-9 months, harvest time: 10-11-
Detailed information
Order
Zingiberales
Family
Zingiberaceae
Genus
Zingiber
Species
Z. officinale
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
Labiate
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden field
Color
Green, Yellow
Season
Aug Sep
Height
50  ~ 100  [cm]
Diameter
1  ~ 1.2