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NTBG Plant Name:
Curcuma longa
Barcode:
PTBG1000037586
Specimen ID:
001991
Collector ID:
412
Collector Name:
Lynwood Hume
Collection Date:
December 19, 1989
Herbarium Name:
PTBG
Observers:
G. Staples
Region:
Hawaii
Country:
US
Island Group:
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS
Island:
Kauai
State:
HI
County:
Kauai County
District:
Koloa District
Locality:
Cultivated by M. Emrick, Honua Farm, Kikala Rd., Kalaheo.
Plant Category:
monocot
Plant Description:
"Olena." Cut stem with zingiber fragrance. Leaf sheath pale green to nearly white, glossy; blade above green, slightly glossy with midrib white; below much paler, glaucous. Inflorescence held well below leaves; fertile bracts whitish, becoming pale green at apex, with glossy surface; uppermost (infertile) bracts white, some striped green, less glossy. Flowers 4X2 cm., perianth lobes pale yellow to whiish with crystalline appearance; labellum pale yellow with central stripe of deep orange-yellow.
From Cultivated Plant:
Yes
Habitat:
Cultivated
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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