alpinia definition

  • noun:
    • a genus of perennial rhizomatous natural herbs of Asia and Australian Continent and Polynesia having ginger-scented rhizomes.
    • A genus of stove herbs for the family Zinziberaceæ, cultivated for the vegetation in addition to racemes or panicles of blossoms.
    • perennial rhizomatous herbs of Asia and Australian Continent and Polynesia having ginger-scented rhizomes
    • a genus of perennial rhizomatous herbs of Asia and Australian Continent and Polynesia having ginger-scented rhizomes.
    • A genus of kitchen stove herbs associated with the family Zinziberaceæ, cultivated for both the foliage plus the racemes or panicles of plants.
    • perennial rhizomatous natural herbs of Asia and Australian Continent and Polynesia having ginger-scented rhizomes

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