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Köhler's Medicinal Plants
It is a herbaceous perennial which grows annual pseudostems. These are false stems made of rolled leaves: about one meter tall with narrow leaf blades. The inflorescences come directly from the rhizome on separate shoots.
Ginger is also a term used to describe a red-brown colour, as in ginger hair.
References[change | change source]
- "Zingiber officinale". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 10 December 2017.
- "Ginger". US National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. 1 September 2016. Retrieved 2 February 2019.
- Sutarno H, Hadad EA, Brink M (1999). "Zingiber officinale Roscoe". In De Guzman CC, Siemonsma JS (eds.). Plant resources of South-East Asia: no.13: Spices. Leiden (Netherlands): Backhuys. pp. 238–244.