Kaempferia elegans (Wall.) Baker

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 170

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.102.24380

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scientific name

Kaempferia elegans (Wall.) Baker
status

 

Kaempferia elegans (Wall.) Baker 

Names.

Myanmar: kun-kado. English: green ripple peacock ginger, purple-flowered resurection lily, resurection lily.

Range.

China (Sichuan), India, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand. In Myanmar, found in Bago, Mandalay, Mon, Taninthayi, and Yangon.

Use.

Stem (Rhizome): Used to treat dysentery.

Notes.

Many Kaempferia  species are utilized as medicinal plants throughout Southeast Asia. The rhizome of Kaempferia  is ground into a paste and applied externally for the treatment of sprains ( Burkill 1966).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Kaempferia