Botanical Name: Hedychium spicatum.
Family Name: Zingiberaceae.
Common Name: Hedichium, kapur kachri. Part Used: Rhizomes
Habitat: Mainly Grows in Sub steamy Himalayas.
Uses: it is basically used in Nausea, Bronchial Asthma, Halitosis and Vomiting. And it is also useful in reduced appetite, hiccups, local inflammation etc.
Similar species: The most common and familiar spices of Hedychium categories is Hedychium flavescens.
Description: This species of Hedychium basically from the Himalayas and it grows up to 6 ft (1.8 m) tall with long; leaves are bright green clasping the tall branch.
This is the mainly widely refined species; it always prefers a warm, hot and frost-free climate even though it will grow outside of the temperate areas that have light simply, occasional frosts.
The colors of plant flowers are fragrant red and creamy yellow, held in opaque or thick spikes, emerge towards the end of summer seasons.
This species is measured a weed in some places like in the north side of New Zealand. Organism type: it is basically herb type of organism.
This showy decorative or attractive ginger grows over a meter tall in damp climates and grows as well from sea level to an elevation of 1,700 meters.
It relocates inhabitant plants, forms enormous, dense colonies and chokes the under story plants.
Suitable Climate: Hedychium or Kahili ginger mainly grows in open glow or bright environments requires a warm and hot moist climate; on the other hand it will easily or readily grow in full shade under a forest awning.
Culture: Hedychiums always requires the humus-rich, wet or moist but well drained soil in a part-shaded location.
Occurs in: The Hedychiums is mainly found in different and selective places such as agricultural areas, coastland, disturbed or troubled areas, natural forests, planted forests, range or grasslands, riparian zones, scrub or shrub lands, urban areas, swampland.