classifiction of costus speciosus
Species: C. speciosus
it is a small annual herb which found in shady places. stem and leaves are juicy. leaves are arranged spirally on the stem. flowers are mostly white in colour, with red bracts
Medicinal uses of costus speciosus
Mostly Rhizome of this plant is useful in the medicinal purpose which contains diosgerin, for use of aantifertility, anti inflammatory andantispasmodic.for obtaining diosgenin. rhizome is edible after cooking.
position of costus speciosus
During monsoon it is found all over india and plant is succulent in nature .