The ginger family
consists of 53 genera and over 1,200 species, many of which are widely used as spices, for medical purposes, or simply for decoration.
"Botanica Magnifica" is organized into five sections: (I) Orchidaceae, presenting the full diversity of orchids; (II) Florilegium, portraying the complexity of flowers; (III) Proteus, illustrating plant forms perfectly adapted for survival; (IV) Zingiberaceae, a tribute to the ginger family
; and (V) Botanicus, a selection of bizarre specimens from the renowned botanical research collection of the National Museum of Natural History at the Smithsonian.
She had no-one left except her grandmother; yet sight of the ginger family
cat elicited a moment of sheer joy.
They're from different plants within the ginger family
Grains of paradise is part of the ginger family
and the flavour's a mix of ginger, black pepper, nutmeg and cardamom.
Native to tropical South Asia, it is a member of the ginger family
. The pungent golden spice is used as a coloring and seasoning agent in numerous commercial food products as well as in Middle Eastern and South Asian cooking.
The National Botanic Garden of Wales claims the event on August 26 will be the country's first ever "Ginger Family
Turmeric is ground from the root of the Curcuma longa plant, a member of the ginger family
that grows wild in the Himalayas.
Curcumin, a member of the ginger family
, is used by Indian traditional healers for treating a wide range of ailments from rheumatism to abdominal pain.
It is a member of the ginger family
and, in India, it is traditionally applied in the form of a paste of powder to aid healing of cuts and grazes.
When all else fails for pollination, a yellow flower in the ginger family
relies on a substance that botanists say they've never seen before: a do-it-yourself oil slick.
So it is only fitting that cardamom, a green and aromatic member of the ginger family
, should follow the coffee crop downward in a spiral of glut, plunging prices and abandoned plantations, reports Reuters (Aug.