Sotthi, zedoary, curcuma zedoaria
Leaves arise from the tubers. Leaves are glabrous, 1-2 m long, narrow at the petiole.
Inflorescence is about 50 cm long. Flowers are yellow, white and violet mixed, surrounded by greenish and reddish bract. Flower blooms in spring and summer.
Propagation is caused by the division of tubers. It is found in rural areas and Shala-forests of Bangladesh.