EPPO Global Database

Kaempferia galanga(KAEGA)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: KAEGA
  • Preferred name: Kaempferia galanga
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

India, Bangladesh, Indochina, western China. Used as a vegetable, and medicinally. Introduced in Sri Lanka, eastern China (including Taiwan), Malesia


Common names
Name Language
galanga English
kentjoer Dutch
cananga-do-japão Portuguese
galanga Portuguese
shān nài Chinese
山柰 Chinese
cekur Indonesian