Curcuma longa
Curcuma Cur"cu*ma (k?r"k?-m?), n. [Cf. F., It., & Sp. curcuma; all fr. Ar. kurkum. Cf. {Turmeric}.] (Bot.) A genus of plants of the order {Scitamine[ae]}, including the turmeric plant ({Curcuma longa}). [1913 Webster]

{Curcuma paper}. (Chem.) See {Turmeric paper}, under {Turmeric}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Curcuma longa — ID 23442 Symbol Key CULO Common Name common turmeric Family Zingiberaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution HI, PR Growth Habit Forb/herb Dura …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Curcuma longa — noun widely cultivated tropical plant of India having yellow flowers and a large aromatic deep yellow rhizome; source of a condiment and a yellow dye • Syn: ↑turmeric, ↑Curcuma domestica • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Curcuma Longa — L. Tumeric (E); Achirilla (C); Azafran (C); Batatilla (C); Camotillo (C); Raiz americana (C); Yuquilla (CR) . Occasionally planted in Panama, the rootstock is used as a dye and a condiment, staining yellow along, pink with lemon juice …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • Curcuma longa L. — Symbol CULO Common Name common turmeric Botanical Family Zingiberaceae …   Scientific plant list

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