Hill Turmeric

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Hill Turmeric is an erect herb, found on moist, shaded areas of wet forests and along sluggish grassy slopes of higher altitude. It has stout rootstock bearing small almond like sub-globose tubers at the ends of the fibrous roots. The tubers are fleshy and white inside, aromatic.

Flowering spikes seen in the center of the previously formed tuft of leaves, bearing numerous compactly arranged flowers; flowering bracts conspicuous, inverted eggshaped to lancelike, apex rounded to acute, hairless; green with a pinktip.

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