Cheilocostus speciosus (J.Koenig) C.D. Specht (= Costus speciosus (J.Koenig) Sm.)

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 56

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scientific name

Cheilocostus speciosus (J.Koenig) C.D. Specht (= Costus speciosus (J.Koenig) Sm.)
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Cheilocostus speciosus (J.Koenig) C.D. Specht (= Costus speciosus (J.Koenig) Sm.)  

Names.

Myanmar: palan-taunghmwe. English: Indian spiral ginger, crepe ginger.

Range.

Southeast Asia. In Myanmar, found in Bago, Kachin, Mandalay, Sagaing, Shan, Taninthayi, Yangon.

Use.

Stem: Rhizome used as laxative.

References.

Nordal (1963), Forest Department (1999).