Curcuma longa

Curcuma longa – Turmeric/ Holud
Family- Zingiberaceae

 
Larval host plant of Udaspes folus


Leaves with 5th instar larva and nest. Belgachi Railgate Para, Chuadanga. 31-08-2016


Flower with a Udaspes folus. Belgachi Railgate Para, Chuadanga. 18-10-2015


Flower. Belgachi Railgate Para, Chuadanga. 15-08-2016


Leaves. Belgachi Railgate Para, Chuadanga. 31-08-2016

Description:
Native perennial herbaceous plant of south Asia. Grow in plain land to hills. Its’ rhizomes used as curry powder. Its flower is whitish yellow in color. Flowering season August- October.