Curcuma aeruginosa

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APG IV Classification: DomainEukaryota • (unranked)Archaeplastida • RegnumPlantae • Cladusangiosperms • Cladusmonocots • Claduscommelinids • OrdoZingiberales • FamiliaZingiberaceae • GenusCurcuma • Species: Curcuma aeruginosa Roxb. (1810)

Description[edit]

Pink and blue ginger [Curcuma aeruginosa] is a type of turmeric whose rhizomes have pink tips and greyish-blue or blue centers. Except the rhizome, the rest of the plant resembles Curcuma caesia, which is Black Turmeric, a turmeric with bluish-black rhizome. Pink and Blue ginger is claimed to have medicinal properties, as that of Black Turmeric.