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Boesenbergia rotunda, Curcuma rotunda, Chinese Keys, Fingerroot, Lesser Galangal, Chinese Ginger

Boesenbergia rotunda, Curcuma rotunda

Chinese Keys, Fingerroot, Lesser Galangal, Chinese Ginger
Family: Zingiberaceae
Origin: Southeast Asia
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersEthnomedical plant.
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The flowers are tubular, pink and aromatic and produced in terminal inflorescences. Fingerroot is cultivated as an ornamental. The rhizomes are commonly used as vegetables in main dishes or eaten raw when young.


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Boesenbergia rotunda, Curcuma rotunda, Chinese Keys, Fingerroot, Lesser Galangal, Chinese Ginger
Boesenbergia rotunda, Curcuma rotunda, Chinese Keys, Fingerroot, Lesser Galangal, Chinese Ginger
Boesenbergia rotunda, Curcuma rotunda, Chinese Keys, Fingerroot, Lesser Galangal, Chinese Ginger


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