Zingiber pseudosquarrosum: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

New Ginger species with medicinal properties discovered in Andamans

Published: January 9, 2017

Scientists from Botanical Survey of India (BSI) have discovered a new species of Zingiber (commonly referred as ginger) from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The new species has been named as Zingiber pseudosquarrosum and belongs to genus Zingiber. It is used for its medicinal values by the local Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs) of the ..

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