Botanical Name : Curcuma Zedoaria
English Name : Yellow Zedoary
Tamil Name : Kichili Kizhangu, karppurakkiccilikkilangku
Hindi Name : Ban haldi,Ban haridra,Jangli haldi
Malayalam Name : Kaeheholam, Kachchurikizhanna, Pulakizhanna
Telugu Name : Kachoramu, Kichili Gadda
It is warm-spicy, woody and camphoraceous cineolic odor and bears yellow shiny flowers, with red and green bracts. The ovate leaves possess purple-colored spots and are 1 to 2 feet long, narrowing at the base. The fruits are triangular and ovate in shape while the seeds are oval or spear shaped.