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hauka or lanka plant

Posted by baci z10Ca (My Page) on
Sat, Sep 2, 06 at 18:24

Anyone ever heard of a hauka or lanka plant? It looks like a ginger & the leaves are used in cooking wrapped around chicken or fish. I believe the names are Thai names.
Thanks for any help.


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RE: hauka or lanka plant

  • Posted by baci z10Ca (My Page) on
    Sat, Sep 2, 06 at 18:48

Here is a picture of the plant:

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RE: hauka or lanka plant

Could it be Galangal? One of the botanical names is Languas galangal(Alpinia galanga) and it sounds very similar to Lanka.
Rose-Marie

Here is a link that might be useful: Galangal


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