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					Plant Cultures
Exploring plants and people of South Asia


                              Ginger                        Adrak (Hindi)
                              Zingiber officinale           Srngaveram (Sanskrit)


                                Ginger’s botanical name means ‘shaped like a
                              horn’ referring to the appearance of its
                              rhizomes.

                                Not just an important spice, ginger is also
                              used in traditional South Asia medicine.

                                Did you know you can grow a ginger plant
            Ginger rhizomes   from the fresh rhizomes available in the shops?

                               Find out more at…

                               www.plantcultures.org.uk

				
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