Ginger

Zingiber officinale

  • Ginger
  • Ginger
  • Ginger
  • Ginger
  • Flower name
    Ginger
  • Scientific name
    Zingiber officinale
  • AliasGinger, 生姜, ジンジャー
  • Place of originIndia and tropical Asia
  • Place of floweringGarden, Field
  • Flowering seasonAugust, September
  • Language of flowersRich heart

What is Ginger

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-


  • Order
    Zingiberales
  • Family
    Zingiberaceae
  • Genus
    Zingiber
  • Species
    Z. officinale
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Lip shaped
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typePerennial herbs, incense spicy vegetables
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.2 cm

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