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  1. Alpinia galanga, a plant in the ginger family, bears a rhizome used as an herb in Southeast Asian cookery. It is one of four plants known as "galangal", and is differentiated from the others with the common names lengkuas, greater galangal, and blue ginger.Wikipedia
  2. Rhizomes are stems positioned either horizontally or vertically under the ground with roots or shoots coming out from the nodes and surrounded by leaves (either scale-like, green leaves, or buds). They are stems and not roots because they have the fundamental features of a stem, such as the...
  3. Abstract, ScienceDirect, 2006 Alpiniagalanga(L.) Sw. (Zingiberaceae) is commonly known by various names asgalangal, greater galangal, Java galangal and Siameseginger(English). The related species areA. officinarum HanceandA. calcarata Rosc., which are known as lesser galangal. All the three...
  4. Abstract, International Journal of Agronomy, 2012 A study was undertaken for two consecutive years to assess the possibility of optimizing rhizome yield ofAcorus calamusL. (sweet flag) by shifting the time of planting (i.e., growing in rainy and autumn seasons), maintaining different spacings,...
  5. Edible ginger is a herbaceous perennial plant that is grown as an annual in commercial production. It is cultivated in the tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Internationally, processed ginger "root" (rhizome) is the standard of commerce and is traded as a dried spice or candied. The...
  6. Inbotanyanddendrology, arhizome(/ˈraɪzoʊm/, fromAncient Greek:rhízōma(ῥίζωμα) – "mass of roots",[1]fromrhizóō(ῥιζόω) "cause to strike root")[2]is a modified subterraneanplant stemthat sends outrootsandshootsfrom itsnodes. Rhizomes are also calledcreeping rootstalksor justrootstalks.[3]Rhizomes...

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