Botanical Name -

Curcuma longa L.
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Full Botanical citation -

Curcuma longa L., Sp. Pl. 1: 2. 1753, pro max parte; Sabu.M, Zingiberaceae and Costaceae of South India, Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy, 160. 2006.

Family -

ZINGIBERACEAE

System(s) of Indian Medicine -

Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani, Homeopathy, Folk, Sowa-Rigpa

Botanical Synonyms (1) -

  • Curcuma domestica (MEDIK) VALH
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    Full Botanical citation -

    Curcuma domestica Veleton, Bull. Jard. Buitenzorg 2 ser, 27: 31. 1918; Sabu.M, Zingiberaceae and Costaceae of South India, Indian Association for Angiosperm Taxonomy, 161. 2006.

Vernacular names -

Total 240 Vernacular names found in 10 languages.

English (1) - turmeric
Hindi (6) - besvar, halad, halda, haldi, halud, holeed
Kannada (7) - arasina, arishina, arisina, arisinada kombu, haladi, haldi, haridra
Malayalam (8) - kuva, manjal, manjella-kua, mannal, marinalu, marinnala, paccamannal, varattumannal
Marathi (3) - alad, halad, halede
Sanskrit (67) -
Sanskrit Comments
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aneshta, bahula, bhadra, dirgharaga, dosa, gandhapalashika, gauri, gharshani, haladi, haladika, haridra, haridrakam, harita, hemaragi, hemaragini, hridvilasini, jayanti, jvarantika, kanchani, kaveri, krimighni, ksanada, kshanada, kshapa, lakshmi, mangalaprada, mangalya, mehaghni, nisa, nisha, nishakhya, nishavha, nisi, paimanjal, pavitra, pinga, pinja, pita, pitaka, pitavaluka, pitika, rabhangavasa, rajani, ranjani, ratri, ratrinamika, shifa, shivashobhana, shyma, siva, subhagavhaya, suvarna, suvarnavarna, tamasani, uma, vara, varangi, varavarnini, varnadatri, varnavat, varnavati, varnini, varvarini, yamini, yoshitapriya, yositpriya, yuvati
Tamil (130) - akkinicaruman, akkinicekaram2, alar, alar1, amparam, ancarakam, anmancal, aran, aranmaki, aranmakicceti, ari4, aricam1, aricanam, aricanam@, aricanattuvayam, aricatti, arici, aritaram, arittira, arittiramancal, arittirapam, atavapitan, cakiyam4, cankocam, caruvari, conitam, cuvarnavarnan, ilekini, iracani2, irattankam, irattiri, kacamaram, kacarppam, kacayar, kakacani, kaleyakam, kallaram3, kanakavarni, kanatteru, kancani, kancani2, kancini1, kantapalacikam, kappu mancal, karccurakam, karimancal, katampam1, katankateri, katuppu, kauram1, kaviram@, kilankumancal2, kirucan, kirucanatitam, lankali 2, mamam, mancal, mancatkottu, manjal, munjil, muntan@, mutiyakkilanku, mutiyarikam, muttan, muttanmancal, nakainokkam, nakali, nanmancal, naravati, nicaram1, nicatu, nicatukam, nici, nicikam, niku, nompuvirali, nompuviralicceti, novu, pacappu, pattirai, picunam2, pitai 1, pitakaveram, pitam, pitani 2, pitar 2, talapattiri1, tamaniti1, tami, tanavaka, tapanarkanci, taparkanci, tecani1, tecani1#, tecani@, tecanikakkompu, tekani#, tekani@, tekavarni1, teni1, tipakam, tipanam, tiralarakam, tiralarakamancal, tirkkaracikai, tokaimukapusanam, tokaimukaputanam, tunkam2, turu, turukakkompu, ulokitam2, uluttiram, umai2, urittiram1, uruttiram1, uttiram2, vaccani#, vaccani@, vaccanir, vaivaccutam, vallikam 1, valliyam 2, varam 1, varanki 2, varavannini, varnam, vattiyaputpam 2, veram 2, vilacini, visakinacam
Telugu (5) - haridra, pampi, paspu, passapoo, pasupu
Tibetan (8) - ha ri da dro (d), ha ri dra, rtsi ser, ser-po, sga ser, skyer-rtsa, yun ba, yun-ba
Urdu (5) - haladi, haldi, haldi biryan, haldi nim kfota, zard chob