Hedychium chingmeianum: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

2 new ginger species discovered in northeast

Published: January 1, 2018

Botanical Survey of India (BSI) scientists have discovered two new species of ginger named Hedychium chingmeianum and Caulokaempferia dinabandhuensis in easternmost districts of northeast India. Both the plants belong to the family of Zingiberaceae, to which the commonly found ginger (Zingiber officinale) belongs. Key Facts Hedychium chingmeianum: It was discovered in Tuensang district in Nagaland, ..

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