genus Curcuma

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Noun1.genus Curcuma - tropical Asiatic perennial herbs
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Zingiberaceae, ginger family, Zingiberaceae - a family of tropical monocotyledonous plants of order Musales
Curcuma domestica, Curcuma longa, turmeric - widely cultivated tropical plant of India having yellow flowers and a large aromatic deep yellow rhizome; source of a condiment and a yellow dye
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Sarker, "Phytochemistry of the genus Curcuma" in Tumeric: The Genus Curcuma, pp.
Several medicinal plants of the genus Curcuma have already been reported to own the ability to inhibit P-gp's activity.