Organic Turmeric

Organic TurmericCurcuma longa L.

  • Botanical NameCurcuma longa L.
  • SynonymCurcurma domestica Valeton
  • FamilyZingiberaceae
  • Local NamesBeshar
  • English NameTurmeric

Turmeric is an herbaceous perennial that can grow 40 cm tall. Highly branched, yellow to orange, cylindrical, aromatic rhizomes are found. The leaves are alternate and arranged in two rows. They are divided into leaf sheath, petiole, and leaf blade. From the leaf sheaths, a false stem is formed.

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