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  Alpinia fax
 
  Family: ZINGIBERACEAE
  Citation:  Alpinia fax Burtt & R.M. Smith, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinb. 34: 177. 1975 & in Dassanayake & Fosberg, Rev. Handb. Fl. Ceylon 4: 514. 1983; Prasanthkumar et al., Rheedea 12: 179. 2002; Sabu, Zingiberaceae and Costaceae of South India 52. 2006. Elettaria involucrata Thw., Enum. Pl. Zeyl. 319. 1864, non Alpinia involucrata Griff., Notul. Pl. Asiat. 3: 422. 1851. Amomum involucratum (Thw.) Trimen, Cat. 92. 1885 & Handb., Fl. Ceylon 44: 1898, excl. descr.; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 6: 233. 1892; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 445. 1998.
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  Description:
  Habit: Herb
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-May
  District(s): Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: South India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s):
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Monocotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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  Altitude:
  Localities: Muddalakottithode
   
 
   
 
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