::Zingiber zerumbet


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Zingiber zerumbet (awapuhi), also known as bitter ginger,<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> shampoo ginger (Malay = lempoyang) or pinecone ginger,<ref>[1] "Floridata – Zingiber zerumbet", Retrieved 2014-03-18</ref> is a vigorous species of the ginger family with leafy stems growing to about {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} tall. It is found in many tropical countries. The rhizomes of Z. zerumbet have been used as food flavoring and appetizers in various cuisines while the rhizome extracts have been used in herbal medicine.

Zingiber zerumbet sections
Intro  Description  Distribution  Uses  Mythology  Indigenous practices  References  External links  

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