Plants for Food 4: Temulawak

Curcuma xanthorrhiza rhizomePhoto credit: Danny Steven S (Creative Commons¬†Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported) Common name: Javanese turmeric Malay name: Temulawak Local name: – Scientific name: Cucurma zanthorrhiza Distribution: East, South, and Southeast Asia, as well as Australia Conservation status: Least concern, Cultivated, Naturalised. Temulawak is a unique variety of ginger that grows in tropical Asia. ThisContinue reading “Plants for Food 4: Temulawak”