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Definition of the noun alpinia officinalis
What does alpinia officinalis mean as a name of something?
- Chinese perennial with pyramidal racemes of white flowers and pungent aromatic roots used medicinally and as flavoring
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific names: Languas officinarum / species Languas officinarum / Alpinia officinarum
- synonym of Alpinia officinalis: lesser 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
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