- Flower nameCurcuma aromatica
- Scientific nameCurcuma aromatica
- AliasCurcuma aromatica, ハルウコン, クルクマ・アロマティカ
- Place of originIndia
- Place of floweringBotanical Gardens, Subtropical region, Specific area
- Flowering seasonApril, May, June
What is Curcuma aromatica
Curcuma aromatica (scientific name: Curcuma aromatica) is a perennial herb native to India and belongs to the genus Curcuma in the family Zingiberaceae. It is named after the flowering turmeric that blooms in spring. The beautiful pink flowers (actually these are bracts, the real flowers are small yellow) are produced in spring on the spike inflorescence. The rhizome is worthy of a pungent, pungent and bitter taste. It contains curcumin, a yellow pigment, minerals and a number of essential oils with medicinal properties for the liver and heart. It is also known as Wild Turmeric or Kioi (ginger). The same genus is known as Curcuma longa (Autumn Turmeric}}.
Common name: Curcuma aromatica , scientific name:Curcuma aromatica, Aka: Wild Turmeric, Place of origin. India, cultivation area: Okinawa, etc.,Plant height: 100 cm, flowering season: April-June, flower color: peach (actually these are bracts, the real flowers are yellow florets), rhizome color: golden, site of use: rhizome.