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Alpinia galanga

Definition of the noun alpinia galanga

What does alpinia galanga mean as a name of something?


  1. southeastern Asian perennial with aromatic roots
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • synonym of Alpinia galanga: galangal
    • more generic word: ginger = perennial plants having thick branching aromatic rhizomes and leafy reedlike stems
    • member of: Alpinia / genus Alpinia / genus Languas / genus Zerumbet = perennial rhizomatous herbs of Asia and Australia and Polynesia having ginger-scented rhizomes

Phrases with Alpinia galanga

  1. Alpinia Galanga Pyramidata
  2. Variety Alpinia Galanga Pyramidata

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alpinia galanga

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Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

Alpinia galanga Willd.; ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Indian Medicine (1985)

by Saligrama Krishna Ramachandra Rao

- Greater Galangal Botanical Name: Alpinia galanga Willd (Syn. Galanga major Rumph; Maranta galanga Linn) Natural Order: Zinziberaceae Habitat: Mainly in the E. Himalayas and S.E. India. Description: A herb, 1.8 to 2.4 metres ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food and Color Additives (1997)

by George A. Burdock

Regulatory citations GALANGA, GREATER (Alpinia galanga Willd.) Current CAS number 977050-77-3 Description A. galanga Willd. is the galanga variety whose rhizomes were originally used for extraction of the essential oil. The plant, native ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (1994)

by G. Rehm

143 Alpinia galanga (L.) Willd. Syn. Languas galanga (L.) Stuntz e greater galanga, languas f galanga de l'Inde, grand galanga g Galgant s calanga, garcngal 150 Althaea rosea (L.) Cav. Syn. Alcea rosea L. e hollyhock f rose tremière g ...

Google previewA Consumer's Dictionary of Food Additives (2009)

by Ruth Winter

NUL GALANGAL GREATER 'Alpinia galanga. Very popular spice in all Southeast Asia and especially typical of the cuisine of Thailand. The rhizome contains up to 1.5 percent essential oil (l.8 cineol. (l-pinene. eugenol. camphor. methyl ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Plant Names of the Philippine Islands (1903)

by Elmer Drew Merrill

Alpinia galanga Swartz. LANDO, T. Bridelia. LAN£TE, V. Picrasma javanica Blume. LAN£TE, T. Wrightia ...

Google previewA Witch's Craft Volume 1: Dictionary for a Witch's Grimoire

by Viktorija Briggs

Latin: Alpinia galanga Other Names: Catarrh Root , Chewing John, China Root, Colic Root, East India Catarrh Root, Galanga, Galingal, Galingale, Gargaut, India Root, Kaempferia Galanga, Lesser Galangal, ...

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Alpinia galanga

This is used as a condiment in the Orient, known as Greater Galangal in English and Lengkuas in Bahasa. Photo from near Sakau, Sabah, Borneo.

Photo credit: Dick Culbert

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