Curcuma wanenlueanga Saensouk, Thomudtha & Boonma

, Biodiversitas 22(7): 2989, figs. 2-3 (2021).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Biodiversitas, Journal of Biological Diversity
22(7): 2989, figs. 2-3
Date of Publication
Jul 2021
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Collector Team
T. Boonma 60
Mae Hong Son Province, Sop Moei District, 810 m
Collection Date
28 Aug 2017
Type Herbaria
holotype KKU
isotype BK
isotype BKF
isotype QBG
Distribution Of Types
Thailand (Indo-China, Asia-Tropical)

Nomenclatural Notes



Etymology: ‘The specific epithet ‘wanenlueanga’ derived from Thai vernacular name of this species which “wan” means “herbs”, “en” means “tendons” referred to its medicinal properties used in traditional medicine to treat beriberi related to tendons and lueang means yellow referred to its yellow rhizome’ (english) doi:10.13057/biodiv/d220752