Family – Zingiberaceae

Name: Elettaria cardamomum, Common names: (E) Cardamom, (S) cardamungu, ensal, rata-ensal, (T) alaka, ella-kai. Origin: Native. Habit: Herb

Name: Curcuma longa. Common names: E:turmeric S:ath-kaha, bim-kaha, kaha, rata-kaha T:manchal. Origin:? . Habit: Herb

Name: Curcuma aromatic. Common names: S:Dadakaha, walkaha T:Kasturi-manjal,. Origin: Native. Habit: Herb

Name: Curcuma alibiflora. Common names: S:Haran kaha. Origin: Native. Habit: Herb. Comment: Rare.

Name: Zingiber officinale. Common names: E:ginger S:inguru T:inji, shukku. Origin: Introduced. Habit: Herb