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Curcuma longa

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B and T World Seeds' reference number: 31335

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Curcuma longa is cold hardy
USDA Zone:8 10° to 20°F   (-12° to -6.5°C)
Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence: YELLOW, PINK tip, light GREEN bracts
Fruit: large YELLOW arom. rhiz.
Foliage: elliptic 50x20cm., lvs. - ORANGE rhizome aromatic
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Synonyms (alternative names) for Curcuma longa:
Curcuma domestica, 

Common names for Curcuma longa:

Haldi,  Haridra,  Haridra,  Jiang Huang,  Luyang Dilaw (Tagalog),  Turmeric,  Valeton Turmeric, 


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