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Traditional Medicine Herbs [Zingiber purpureum Roxb]

Traditional Medicine Herbs [Zingiber purpureum Roxb]

Sinonim :
Zingiber cassumunar, Roxb.

Familia :
Zingiberaceae
Description:
Bangle grows in tropical Asia, from India to Indonesia. In Java cultivated or planted in the yard on the places that get enough sunlight, ranging from lowland to 1300 m dpi. In flooded or muddy soil, its growth will be disturbed and rhizome rot quickly. Herba season, grow upright, 1 to 1.5 m tall, forming a rather dense clumps, trunked virtual, composed of leaf midrib hairy edge brush tip. Single leaf, alternate location. Leaf blade oblong, thin, pointed tip, base obtuse, the edge of the flat, smooth-haired, rarely, pertulangan pinnate, 23-35 cm long, 20-40 mm wide, it's green. The flowers are compound interest, the form of bunches, exit at the end of the rod, the length of the handle up to 20 cm. The part that contains flower shapes such as oval or spindle, 6-10 cm long, 4-5 cm wide. Leaf petals arranged like a thick scales, petals form a …