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NTBG Plant Name:
Curcuma longa
Barcode:
PTBG1000037580
Specimen ID:
002255
Collector ID:
6376
Collector Name:
David H. Lorence
Collection Date:
December 28, 2013
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Koloa District
Elevation:
150
Locality:
Kalaheo, yard of house at 3581 Kaloke Street.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
Herb, rhizome underground, bright yellow within, aromatic. Inflorescence erect, basal 2/3 with pale green bracts, distal 1/3 white bracts. Tepals pale yellowish white, labellum pale yellow with deep yellow band. "Olena, Tumeric."
From Cultivated Plant:
Yes
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Rhizome used for seasoning.
Habitat:
Cultivated.
Comments:
Sheet 2 of 2.
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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