Galingale


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Galingale

 

(Alpinia officinarum), a perennial plant of the family Zingiberaceae. It is also known as the Galanga minor, as distinguished from the Galanga major (Alpinia galanga). It grows in East Asia.

REFERENCE

Atlas lekarstvenykh rastenii SSSR. Moscow, 1962.
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