Genus – Zingiber

Zingiber officinale , Family-Zingiberaceae , Common name-E:ginger S:inguru T:inji, shukku, ඉඟුරු , Origin-Introduced , Habit-Herb , Ecology-Cultivated ,Comment-Comercially grown as a spice.

Zingiber zerumbet , Family-Zingiberaceae , Common name-Wild ginger, Arankaha, වල් ඉඟුරු, අරන්කහ , Origin-Native , Habit-Herb , Ecology-Widely cultivated ,Comment-Probably not native, origin unknown. Used medicinally.

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